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Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Sat Aug 2 17:42:11 CEST 2008
> If he is using ftp to upload the files... standard ftp sends username
> and password unencrypted... so it could be sniffed...
The canonical answer is "don't do that, then!"
telnet and ftp are antique protocols that have much better replacements
available to them. ssh, scp and sftp are all in common usage nowadays.
Anyone who uses telnet or ftp for any kind of sensitive information is
living dangerously by deliberate choice.
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