Why is port 22 open by default?

Daniela dgw at liwest.at
Thu May 8 21:02:23 PDT 2003

On Thursday 08 May 2003 08:43, Kirill Pisman wrote:
> Hello Daniela,
> Thursday, May 8, 2003, 4:59:14 AM, you wrote:
> D> I was just wondering:
> D> Is SSH really so secure that it can be on by default?
> D> I'm really paranoid, and I could sleep better if the answer was yes :-)
> if you *REALY* paranoid  you can  juct  switch  your computer  off :)
> if you are  fully trust  your local area network there is  no  reaseon to
> afraid (but passwords) , othervice there is  some  'pantom menace'
> that  ssh could  de cracked by someone  , who will dump all the
> connections to your  computer  all the  time

Is there some way to prevent this?

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