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Old 05-11-2001, 12:04 AM   #1
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Does ssh secure? Because I hear a message tolded from my friend ssh also hacked from internet. If ssh is not secure, what can I do secure more than ssh?
 
Old 05-11-2001, 06:24 AM   #2
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Yep, its secure, but really ask yourself this, what really isn't secure in this world. The way I see it, if someone wants it, they can get it with a little thinking.

But anyways, ssh is way better if you just want to use plain old telnet or anything like that.
 
Old 05-11-2001, 11:51 AM   #3
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Cool Thanks for your comment

trickykid, thanks for your comment! I concern the ssh secure problem because I check my linux box was already hacked by someone. Now I think to do more secure on my linux box to avoid hack again!

Anyway, thanks for your comment again!


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Old 05-15-2001, 07:40 AM   #4
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There are some security issues on ssh regarding the application/vendor you use, openssh (http://www.openssh.org) is for as far as I know the only one that isn't comprimised yet... but to be safe you always need to check regularly if there are nessecary security updates...

ps. openssh is free
 
Old 05-16-2001, 09:14 AM   #5
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Hi,
Have been following a discussion of this in one of my user groups, and it seems openssh is at least worth trying. I am downloading it now and going to check it out. Yeah, security is a transitory thing but might as well try to keep one step ahead,
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Old 05-16-2001, 09:14 AM   #6
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Have been following a discussion of this in one of my user groups, and it seems openssh is at least worth trying. I am downloading it now and going to check it out. Yeah, security is a transitory thing but might as well try to keep one step ahead,
Dallam
 
Old 05-19-2001, 01:13 PM   #7
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ssh is definalty more secure than telnet, but probably still can be exploited in some way. Make sure you don't run any un-needed services/open ports, they can cause lots of problems.
 
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there was shitz with the RSA libs in the older SSH1 dunno the version tho. even OpenSSH2 server/client have had their share of troubles.
btw, sniffing is made a bit harder by cranking up the compression in ure client config and reducing key generation time for the server.
 
  


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