Re: How to limit it ?
The simplest way to deal with users who send spam is to drop the user when
they do it and DON'T allow them back in. EVER!
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999, Marek Habersack wrote:
> * Pawel T. Jochym said:
> > On Mon, 15 Nov 1999, Grzegorz Pawel Szostak wrote:
> > > >
> > > > What for ?
> > > > There is no sensitive information in /etc/passwd if you have shadow
> > > > passwords.
> > > ... but anybody can send message to anybody with simple shell script ...
> > > Pawel, there is a war ... only root should be able to send message to
> > > anybody (if he wants). There is a lot of spam around us :)
> > >
> I see now :))) - you meant a mail :))). Well, then don't forget to remove
> 'finger' from your system :)))), hide /var/log/utmp, /var/spool/mail, quite
> a few /proc entries. Again, I don't see point in hiding the information. If
> you have users that send each other spams... them I'm sorry for you...
Timothy L. Mayo mailto:email@example.com
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