[Techtalk] 216 ssh login attempts, what to do?

Raquel Rice raquel at thericehouse.net
Wed Oct 13 07:40:51 EST 2004

On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 22:02:15 -0700
Carla Schroder <carla at bratgrrl.com> wrote:

> I have mixed feelings on this. If we armored our houses the way we
> armor our computers, we'd be living in underground bunkers. It
> pisses me off to have to pay so much attention to security. It's
> like the society in "The Dosadi Experiment", where they lived
> under non-stop attack. The bozos are the ones who make it
> necessary to be paranoid.
> But that's the real world, so I shall defer railing and raving for
> another occasion. 
> -- 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Carla Schroder

I agree with you on that!  We lock the doors of our homes and expect
that is enough to keep people out, even though in reality it's not. 
Yet, most people don't try.  Most of those who do are prosecuted. 
Why isn't my computer considered the same?

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