[Techtalk] thanks for all the help!

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Mon Aug 5 19:19:43 EST 2002

On Tuesday 06 August 2002 01:59 am, Raven Alder wrote:
> Quoth Sam Bradshaw (Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 12:50:22PM -0400):
> > Also it would be nice to know how to figure out a way how
> > to hack into these horrible cult members machines that are trying to get
> > into my machine (actually got in several times before the personal
> > firewall).
>         You really don't want to do that, for several reasons.  First,
> it's illegal.  Think about it -- it's almost surely not worth going to
> jail over.  Secondly, it just escalates things into a technical arms
> race.  Thirdly, you really lose the moral high ground when you stoop to
> their level.  Learn to log and track their attacks, and report them to
> the abuse department at their ISPs.  That's probably the most effective
> thing you can do, besides making sure that your own machine is secure.

At least until brainburners become reality.

Carla Schroder, Bratgrrl Computing
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