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Re^2: The last time I used a dial-up modem was... (telnet)

by tye (Cardinal)
on Aug 11, 2006 at 15:33 UTC ( #566864=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: The last time I used a dial-up modem was...
in thread The last time I used a dial-up modem was...

And some allow internet access via telnet (no, I won't tell you who those are).

You amuse me. The meme "telnet is insecure" is not inaccurate but it is rather incomplete. Telnet is only insecure if you've got a "man in the middle". If you've got that, "he" already knows who those clients are. :)

- tye        


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Re^3: The last time I used a dial-up modem was... (telnet)
by apotheon (Deacon) on Aug 11, 2006 at 19:11 UTC

    . . . and if you know who those clients are, you know who to target for a "man in the middle" attack. Nice how that works.

    print substr("Just another Perl hacker", 0, -2);
    - apotheon
    CopyWrite Chad Perrin

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