Re: secure installation
On Thu, 16 Aug 2007 18:21:59 -0500 (CDT)
"R. W. Rodolico" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Firewalls are for a stupidity shield. I had a situation where I was
> cracked on one of my servers a few years ago. It was totally my fault; I
> had a user I had mistakingly set up as an authorized ssh user who
> shouldn't have been. Their account was cracked, then the cracker got root
> access and installed a daemon that was ready to attack another server.
Just curious; anyone can forget a user account, but how did the
attacker get root?
> R. W. "Rod" Rodolico
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