Re: intrusion via ssh
Gene Heskett <email@example.com> writes:
> On Friday 01 April 2005 22:05, John Hasler wrote:
>>Gene Heskett writes:
>>> With all due respect John, they really should be pressing charges
>>> against the perp who owned the box in the first place AND their
>>> network admin who probably wasn't keeping the systems fully
>>"Should" is not a player here. Besides, they can do all that _and_
>>prosecute you. You "should" have a claim against them for allowing
>> their machine to be used to attack yours, but you'll get nowhere
>> with it.
> And there is definitely something wrong with that picture John, after
> all, we are also victims of their negligent actions.
Thinking of grandma, I'm not sure whether it's always negligence proper.
Plus, when flattening her iron in a counterattack, I'd always be a little
anxious she might drop dead from heart attack. Maybe we need some kind
of 'computer driver's license' ... (not sure what the industry would say
about that, though)