Hacking was Re: [fpc-pascal]Lazarus

A.J. Venter ajventer at direqlearn.org
Sat Aug 30 18:03:19 CEST 2003

Not to be pedantic, but can I request that we as TRUE hackers at least
get the terminology right. The site was a cracked by a cracker.
FPC was created, and is used by a large number of hackers.

Maybe I should just give up........sigh.

On Fri, 2003-08-29 at 12:31, Sigurd Stordal wrote:
> > That's so pathetic. What'd the hacker do anyhow ? And how the heck does
> > a hacker break into a *nix box ? (I assume it is...)
> It's easy. At least if you run an old redhat, or run some of the dangerous 
> services.
> I remember my machine been hacked into some year ago. The redhat of then just 
> completely blew all my security measures and installed a service I didn't 
> want or needed opening my machine wide up.
> As to why. When it came to my machine I reckon it was used to either break 
> into some other computer or as a DoS attack machine.
> So, if you had the impression that a *nix box was hacker proof, then your 
> wrong. You have to be on the alert all the time, running some sort of 
> intrusion defense program, and be aware of what services you run, and 
> possible security problem with them.
> totally OT, but I just couldn't help myself.

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