Accessing a Samba server over the Internet

Bill Campbell bill at
Mon Dec 22 19:28:19 GMT 1997

On Mon, Dec 22, 1997 at 12:23:59PM -0500, Darrin M. Gorski wrote:
>Hmm... Sounds like the SCO server is the 'real-time' machine, and the NT
>Workstation is the dialup. I'm not sure I follow your 'Bad Idea'
>description. Any dial-up PC would also be vulnerable, regardless of
>whether Samba is involved or not.

Of course any dial-up PC is vulnerable.  IMHO, anybody who uses a PC
to dial up the Internet and has anything valuable on their machine
deserves what they get!  Consider that ActiveX allows anybody to
execute anything on your machine.

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