Telnet server

Karsten Hopp karsten at
Wed Nov 30 18:01:31 UTC 2005

Hallo !

Sie schrieben am Donnerstag, den 01. Dezember 2005:

> >Because on some of the windows boxes in my college there is no putty or
> >ssh client...
> Maybe u should get them to download putty. Telnet isnt that secure. Anyway, 
> just start up the telnet daemon and it should be fine

So you want to connect to your computer at home from a public computer
at the college via telnet ? I wouldn't recommend doing that even with ssh 
just in case someone installed a keyboard sniffer on that machine.
Transmitting clear-text passwords with telnet just asks for trouble.


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