Re: Enabling telnet access
On Fri, Jun 18, 2004 at 10:53:21AM +0200, Paal Marker wrote:
> Well, telnet is the default inside our network, so I wanted to stick to
> it. As the debian-box is inside the local nets firewall and each box has
> a strict local firewall, security is not a real issue.
Yes it is.
Anyone eavesdropping on your network can read your telnet account name and
password from the traffic, since they're sent in clear. Now, if the network
is entirely switched that becomes harder ....
Carl Fink firstname.lastname@example.org
Jabootu's Minister of Proofreading