[TUHS] History of exploits - request for authors

Derek Fawcus dfawcus+lists-tuhs at employees.org
Wed Dec 20 06:17:21 AEST 2017


On Tue, Dec 19, 2017 at 12:08:21PM +1100, Dave Horsfall wrote:
> 
>      Leaving a "login" simulator on a terminal (quite common).

Well if you include that one, you may want to include the simple
brute force testing of passwords against /etc/passwd
(before shadow files existed). The login name and real names
(direct or reversed) would tend to get at least one hit.

DF


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