On Thu, 14 Dec 1995, Peter da Silva wrote:
> > I made no changes to your firewall configuration. I operated entirely
> > within the way you had set it up. What "hole" is that? I merely
> > opened a socket while I was at my desk at Intel and then used the
> > socket later from outside to stay on top of my mail and handle burning
> > issues for the short periods while I was gone *strictly for the
> > benefit of the company*.
> I'm sure glad my firewall is a proxy type, if this is what contractors feel
> free to do. You should *certainly* have checked with intel before doing that.
> Regardless of your intentions, that's a heck of a backdoor for some
> enterprising young cracker to take advantage of.
Hmm, been contracting for sometime, and at the corporations I've worked
at either had the holes plugged, or wide open. If open,
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