[clug] Secure your Internet facing stuff (was Re:, > googlebot doing funny things in logs)

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 04:36:46 MDT 2011

On Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:37:25 +1000 Robert Edwards wrote:
> On 16/06/11 13:50, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> ...
>> > Don't walk in the middle of the highway. Don't point guns at people, it's always the unloaded gun that accidentally kills your friend. Don't use an electric toaster while in the bath.
>> >
> Are you suggesting that running insecure webservers on the public
> internet is as dangerous as pointing guns at people? Sometimes I
> think that people take this Internet thing a little too seriously.
> A truck, a gun, a toaster in the bath can kill people.
> The Internet, on the other hand, is a game. Nothing more.

A game with consequences...

> Bob Edwards.
>> > Simple safety precautions, which some people continue to ignore because, "it'll never happen to me!"
>> > Alex
>> >


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The trick is to determine when you're the latter so you can become the
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