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Re: [suse-security] remote admin: ssh vs. webmin
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 00:16:11 -0700
  • Message-id: <001401c19a6f$d95bbd40$6400030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
password reuse. but of course every single one of your passwords is
completely different right? ssh keys centralize auth, hopefully you keep
your keys secure =).


Kurt Seifried, kurt@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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----- Original Message -----
From: "John Andersen" <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Roman Drahtmueller" <draht@xxxxxxx>; "Bob Vickers"
<R.Vickers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 11:49 PM
Subject: Re: [suse-security] remote admin: ssh vs. webmin


> On Thursday 10 January 2002 02:32 am, Roman Drahtmueller wrote:
> > Hi Bob,
> >
> > Since we are talking paranoia... :-)
> >
> > I keep it this way: The more often I have to type a password, the more
> > likely it is that it gets sniffed. I use ssh all over the place for just
> > about everything, and sniffing the ordinary way wouldn't work. But what
> > about X-clients that sniff the X-server (X -nolisten tcp) or similar?
>
> What point is there about worrying about typing your password
> on a machine that has already been cracked enough to
> install an X-Sniffer???
>
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