Why is port 22 open by default? (fwd)

Daniela dgw at liwest.at
Wed May 7 13:52:59 PDT 2003

On Wednesday 07 May 2003 20:20, Sondre Rønjom wrote:
> Well, I guess that pretty much depends on how you define "so secure". If
> that means 100% secure, then you have a problem. Defining how difficult it
> is to break SSH also depends largly on you knowledge of
> computer networking, especially cryptography and how SSH is implemented in
> FreeBSD. I guess you should do a google search for all of this(Bruce
> Schneier has a relatively good book on Cryptography and Hill on Coding
> Theory) but for remote control of your computer I would prefer keeping
> port 22 and SSH because it is relatively secure in the end.

Well, I'm experienced enough to know that nothing is 100% secure, I just 
wanted to know if there are really trivial holes in SSH (I'm still a newbie).
That question is now answered, thanks for replying!


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