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Re: [suse-security] Telnet Problem
Am Mittwoch, 5. Juni 2002 13:30 Stanley Caramoy wrote
> I'm having a problem with my Linux Server (SuSE 7.0). Someone has
> tried to login to my machine without username and password.
> He/She tried to login with Telnet (from Windows) with extra
> commands behind the telnet command. He/She can access my Linux
> Server without Username and Password.
> How to make the security of my Linux Server better ?

Hey Stanley,
from my point of view the question is, do you really need telnet?
It's pretty insecure and AFAIK it does nothing that you can handle
with ssh.
Maybe you should give it a try.
Sorry, but I can't give you any hints about securing telnet,
because I stopped using a long time ago.

best regards

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