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Re: red worm amusement

On Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 06:27:00PM -0700, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 04:32:32PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:

> Not really what I was getting at.  I was saying this is TOO EASY.
> I'm saying that Debian doesn't do a good enough job of warning
> people about doing these things.  I'm thinking about first time
> users who are not behind a firewall.  I'm thinking about myself two 
> years ago, running apache, mysql, exim, telnetd, portmap, and
> who knows what else, all while directly connected to the internet.
> Sure, I had some idea that running servers could be dangerous, but
> as Debian touts itself as "secure", I figured it would tell me if
> I were doing something "dangerous".

WARNING: You have started this car! You are about to drive this car.
That means, you will be moving, what means that accidents could be
harmful for you. Do you really want to proceed?

     [Yes]       [No]        [Abort]

Do you want something like that?


Greeting from Unna/Ger

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