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Re: [vox-tech] User with root privileges

On Mon 24 Nov 03,  2:55 AM, Ryan <cjg5ehir02@sneakemail.com> said:
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> On Monday 24 November 2003 02:22 am, Michael Wenk wenk-at-praxis.homedns.org 
> |lugod| wrote:
> > On Sunday 23 November 2003 01:20 am, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > > On Sun, 23 Nov 2003, Michael Wenk wrote:
> > > > Ya know, there's one thing that always makes me laugh, and that's when
> > > > a non professional gets all anal about their home system.  Get a grip,
> > > > the absolute worst thing that can happen is you have to spend an hr or
> > > > two reloading your system.   Its one thing to expend the level of
> > > > effort to learn about something, another thing to just do it cuz you're
> > > > afraid of being hacked.
> No, the worst thing that can happen is they can set up shop, and start using 
> your box to distribute spam and kiddie porn, getting you in a nice mess with 
> the feds, and getting you branded a pervert even if you DO get let off.
> And do you ever log in to machines at work from home? What if someone 
> installs a password logger? They run wild your boxes at work too. Not good.
thank you.

obviously, ryan has a clue about being system administrator (actually,
we all already knew this!  :) ).

you should listen to him.


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