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Re: hacked, then intrusion detection system


--- "Jonathan D. Proulx" <jon@ai.mit.edu> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 06:56:01PM -0800, Bill
> Barnes wrote:
> :
> :Take a look at www.coyotelinux.com.
> :My $50 16M 486 has been up since July 24/7.
> :
> :Bill
> Perhaps you meant to send this to the list?
Yes, thanks for resending it.  Did observer, however,
that it appeared on my email twice.

> Pretty cool concept for a firewall box, config it,
> make a spare
> floppy, if it gets cracked <shrug> instant clean
> system on the other
> floppy.

Good!  I thought of the spare floppy as strictly
backup.  Hope I have not become overconfident in the
inability of an outsider to get to my other machines.
Brought the Windows machine up once outside the
firewall and got a hit within 30 minutes.

> Patch voulnerable services, change passwords and off
> you go.

> -Jon


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