[mythtv-users] pcHDTV.com defaced AGAIN

Maarten mythtv at ultratux.org
Wed Dec 22 18:41:03 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 22 December 2004 18:19, Anthony Vito wrote:
> > >Eh ? 1919 ??   Which internet are you speaking of...?  ;-)
> >
> > The one Al Gore invented...:-)
> What.. you people haven't seen Dodgeball yet?


> > 587/tcp  open  submission
> ESMTP email submission port

Ah okay, missed that one.  So this one is actually benign.

> > 5190/tcp open  aol
> AOL Instant Messenger.... Most likely "Gaim" in this case....
> I'm all about high profit margins and running businesses slim... but
> come on, buy a dedicated server so you don't have to run the web site
> on the same machine you chat on AIM with....

That's not really it.  This machine may well be a gateway shielding off 
several other separate boxes behind it. But how is offering rlogin on the 
internet safe (or even useful) ?  Same goes for the rest.

> ..... I didn't think about the "decoy" open port thing... maybe.....

I'm not gonna check it, but it is easy to verify: just attempt a full protocol 
handshake, like telnet or rlogin, or finger.


Linux: Because rebooting is for adding hardware.

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