SSH hacked?

Anthony M. Rasat anthony.rasat at
Wed Jan 14 16:20:07 UTC 2009

Mark Haney wrote:
>However, if you don't allow root login via ssh the chance of an attacker
getting in is ZERO.

If somebody willing to pay a babe getting inside my pants in exchange of a root password, I'd be happy to give two passwords.

I think this is what security experts called social engineering. Far more easier and faster too. And the chance of success is definitely higher than ZERO. Unless (chuckles) it was a wrong bait.



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