graphical ftp client- suspicion

akonstam at akonstam at
Fri Dec 2 15:04:03 UTC 2005

> I usually use ftp on sites that do not require passwords. I did not see 
> any security risk there with using ftp. I never thought about 
> transferring information from one user account on a computer to another 
> user account on another computer. Sftp would be safer in that situation.
> Well at least I learned something that I did not know before. For 
> situations where security is a concern, gftp can do sftp, live and learn.
> Jim
Except I have a strong suspicion that gftp uses scp not sftp. Can
anyone confirm or deny that?

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Aaron Konstam
Computer Science
Trinity University
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