In some email I received from Ned Smith, they wrote:
> Indeed! I think it is safe to assume the miscreants already have SATAN and
> are engaged in using it to find sites that are exposed. I suspect they're
> interested in surgically implanting backdoors that can be exploited later -
> even after increased security measures have been put in place?
> Ned Smith
> nedbob @
Or even, maybe they'll close up the security holes that let them in (if
they're not easily noticeable) to prevent others from getting in and/or
the system admin. from discovering, to his chagrin, that his host has
been vulnerable and so doesn't take any steps to look closer for backdoors.