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Re: ircii question

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 04:12:56PM +1000, Rich Healey wrote:
> If someone wants access to your box, because of the absurd bandwidth
> available to a cracker (botnet, anyone?), they'll just try every xploit
> in their db, regardless of it's compatibility with your alleged system.

Sure, but how often do "they" want it *that* bad, when there are heaps of
insecure Windows machines out there with a *combined* bandwidth
rivalling anything that any single entity would have.

> You might as well just have ident running, I forward 113 onto my fBSD
> machine, so my whole network appears to be 6.2-current (yes i'm too lazy

Hey, there's no need to give them a helping hand.

"One, with God, is always a majority, but many a martyr has been burned
   at the stake while the votes were being counted."  -- Thomas B. Reed

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