SSH hacked?

Chris G cl at
Thu Jan 15 16:07:48 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 05:36:56PM +0200, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
> Chris G wrote:
> >
> > I personally find using sudo inconvenient.   Maybe it's just a history
> > of having worked on Unix (HP and Solaris) systems for so many years
> > but sudo just seems like a workaround to me.
> I think sudo protects against automatic infections/takeovers, due to 
> some software bug and/or user error.
Surely only if set up *very* carefully so that users can only do
certain things.  On 99.99% of Ubuntu systems (i.e. home user systems)
I bet there is just the one originally set up user who has all
privileges via sudo.

Chris Green

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