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Re: Packet sniffing & regular users

Alvin Oga wrote:
> ah .. good point ... i make no distinction between "local access"
> vs "physical access"  in that if the server is behind the locked
> door, it'd be better than if its on the corp server in the next
> open cubicle on the same cat 5 wires, hubs and switches etc
Physical access means they can touch the machine. Local access means they can
log into the machine. Often local access is further restricted to mean they can
log in and get a real shell (i.e. the shell isn't /usr/sbin/pppd).

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