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Re: pf configuration
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: pf configuration
- From: Ben Goren <ben_(_at_)_trumpetpower_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 08:12:37 -0700
Fish in a barrel....
On Thu, Sep 05, 2002 at 12:38:29AM +1000, Darren Reed wrote:
> Tell me, how is ssh from box A to box B, when both boxes are
> connected isolated from any other systems, via a crossover
> cable, more secure than telnet ?
> Is it because all the RF from the wire is encrypted ?
Don't laugh--if you're worried about Van Eck attacks, this is a
But your crossover example has as much to do with security in
the real world as my auntie Bell's cabin does. If all you've
got is two isolated computers, you either don't give a damn
about security or those computers are underneath a mountain and
surrounded by Marines.
In the real world, it's not necessary to manufacture meaningless
and highly restriced and contrived examples to (fail to) prove
Please put down the crack pipe and step away slowly.
P.S. If you don't belive Nick's statement that ``Telnet and
friends were not designed nor implemented with security in mind,''
read RFC137. If you can find anything even remotely related to
security in that document...then there's something stronger than
crack in your pipe. b&
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