Looking for remote file view utility

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Wed Jan 8 12:46:06 EST 2003


On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Ray Muno wrote:

> > I presume that you know that such a utility is Evil with the capital E.
> > Most sysadmins would stake you to an anthill if they discovered such a
> > daemon running on their system, especially a homemade one that is
> > probably chock full of buffer-overwrite attack possibilities.
> 
> You forgot the critical step of smearing the culprit with honey before staking
> them to the anthill.

What?  And create a whole generation of fat baby ants with cavities?
Distract the ants from their main course with sweets?

OK fine, a hill of health-conscious fire ants who prefer a high protein
diet.

Of course other admins would use the good old sucker rod approach
instead.  Generally this is a good thing -- it means that they like you
and want to see you again, after the bruises and broken bones heal.

   rgb

Robert G. Brown	                       http://www.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/
Duke University Dept. of Physics, Box 90305
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Phone: 1-919-660-2567  Fax: 919-660-2525     email:rgb at phy.duke.edu



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