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RE: Sneaking past firewalls: ssh on port 23 or 80?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nunya [mailto:31210.nospam@comcast.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 16 December 2003 10:36 AM
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Sneaking past firewalls: ssh on port 23 or 80?
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 06:14:54PM -0500, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
> > home->work).  However, my employer doesn't mind.  I use tunnelling
> > just to bypass the technical limits of a single IP address and NAT.
> Thanks, I was looking for at least one person to say "my employer 
> doesn't mind."  Of course, they are trusting you, because you 
> are in a 
> controlled way blowing holes in the security perimeter.
> Obviously from Matthew Joyce's response some people don't 
> feel the same!
> All I want to do is (1) listen to internet radio, if its 
> blocked and (2) 
> do my ordinary, noncriminal private things that everyone does at work 
> anyway truly in private.
> Why o why must I always end up in these mental gray areas!!!
> Thanks.

Well, just to clarify, I run a couple of small networks.
Our traffic is measured and paid for accordingly, staff listening to
internet radio is a waste of money.

I actually do not enforce many blocked ports, and prefer to manage traffic
by educating staff about security, and about resposible use of resources.

I work for a non-profit org, we are always trying to save money.

anyway, from an IT point of view I 'd prefer users to not try to find way to
get round security.
It's just plain rude.


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