[lug] Firewalls again
gsexton at mhsoftware.com
Tue Aug 8 08:42:45 MDT 2000
You know I read the Cuckoo's Egg shortly after it came out. I will give away
Any system, if improperly configured or incompetently administered is
No computing system is inherently "secure" unless it's turned off. I once
cracked a customer's server by running sscan which guessed that the password
for the Administrator account might be "admin".
MH Software, Inc.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: lug-admin at lug.boulder.co.us [mailto:lug-admin at lug.boulder.co.us]On
> Behalf Of D. Duke Smith
> Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2000 4:34 PM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Subject: Re: [lug] Firewalls again
> Enny you gize ever reed "The Cookoo's Egg" ?
> A true classic. I won't give away the (no-)
> surprise ending.
> Archer Sully wrote:
> > George Sexton wrote:
> > >
> > > Here is a story on ZDNet
> > >
> > > Hackers breach Checkpoint's Firewall-1
> > > http://www.zdnet.com/eweek/stories/general/0,11011,2610719,00.html
> > >
> > I'm not surprised. The company that I work
> > for uses FW-1, and then they throw out any
> > semblance of security by authenticating with
> > telnet. Pathetic.
> > -- archer
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