SSH hacked?

Knapp magick.crow at
Sat Jan 17 09:51:23 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 2:51 AM, Steve Lamb <grey at> wrote:

> Knapp wrote:
> > You can force users to have good passwords. They can even be tested with
> > cracker programs after they give them and there are strength meters too.
>    Or I can just close off the port and not worry about the strength of
> their
> passwords.  I'm sorry but go read any decent document on hardening a system
> and the first, the FIRST thing every one of them will tell you is to shut
> down
> or otherwise block off any service you do not need.  It isn't "Hey, make
> sure
> all your passwords are top notch first.  Afterwards you might want to think
> about disabling or closing off services you don't need."
> --
>         Steve C. Lamb         | But who decides what they dream?

No sure what you are typing to say. We are talking about ssh because we need
it. Sure don't run what you don't need.

Douglas E Knapp

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