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Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default

On 18 Apr 2001, Sam Hartman wrote:

> If you believe it is useful, please provide specific examples that
> show how it protects common system configurations against real
> attacks.

There are idiots that try the reverse dns lookup trick to access a
network. It happened at my work (unsucessfully, naturally).

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