Especially considering the "-C/var/mail/user" vacation remote
vulnerability/exploit circa 1994.
On the surface it sounds paranoid to think posting info to a security list
would put you in danger, but then, people are weird. There are probably
people who feel more challenged by presumed "experts" and focus their energies
on playing with them. Who knows.
On Wed, 17 Sep 1997 dynamo @
> You know, for the most part, the people on this list are security
> types. Not only is it annoying to have lots of these on the list,
> but youre also telling people "hey, nows a good time to do something
> evil to so-n-so, because their security guy is out of town".
> think about it. sorry its off topic, but these vacation things are
> rather frequent.
> On Tue, 16 Sep 1997, DALE FRINCKE wrote:
> > I will be out of the office from Monday September 15 through
> > Monday September 22. I will be back in the office Tuesday 9/23. If
> > necessary, please resend your email to my manager, Jim Smith. Thanks