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Date:      Sun, 8 Aug 2004 20:23:38 +0200 (CEST)
From:      Wojciech Puchar <wojtek@tensor.3miasto.net>
To:        Mike Bruce <mgb@orion.org.uk>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Hacker Scans - Advice requested
Message-ID:  <20040808202117.P92395@chylonia.3miasto.net>
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> Is there any way that this can be prevented without impairing the
> services provided by the operating system.
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they check passwords from dictionary etc.

my advice (i did the same, while i've got scans for "guest" and "test"):

make such account with very simple one word password home /nonexistent and
shell script as shell saying "smile, hidden camera is watching you".



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