From: Mitch Halmu [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 8:30 AM
> How many of us here run anything less than SSH and even
allow telnetd to
> live on any of our hosts?>
Those (few) providers offering shell accounts still do.
Someone once proved to me, definitvely, how easy it is to crack root from a
shell account. Especially one that is allowed to execute their own code.
That night, I killed all shell accounts of users that I didn't personally
know and trust. Those that were left were introduced to SSH. This was