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Re: [suse-security] Re: SPAM: Re: password memory
  • From: Hans-Peter Jansen <hpj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2006 22:22:46 +0200
  • Message-id: <200608012222.46412.hpj@xxxxxxxxx>
Am Dienstag, 1. August 2006 20:13 schrieb Henning Hucke:
> On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Hans-Peter Jansen wrote:
> > Am Dienstag, 1. August 2006 17:09 schrieb suse@xxxxxx:
> > > [...]
> >
> > ..which can be easily circumvented by relocating sshd to another
> > port.
>
> Security by obscurity. I thought that this approach to "security"
> already vanished from the screen of security aware people a long time
> ago.
>
> Moving services away from their standard port solves _no_ scurity
> problem at all but raises - sometimes tricky - problems running the
> services themselfs.

I know, I don't solve any security problem, just spare a few boring
syslog entries courtesy of some trolls.. Real attacks are a complete
different story though!

Pete

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