ewan at skynet.ie
Thu Nov 23 17:01:20 GMT 2006
SSH keys on their own are not the magic bullet, but surely passworded-keys
are more secure than a password on it's own? Something you have, something
Ewan Oughton B.Sc. Comp Sys
DB / AnonFTP / Orac Root Admin SkyNet
On Thu, 23 Nov 2006, paul at clubi.ie wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Nov 2006, Niall O Broin wrote:
>> It's not really a question of "magic bullets", more a question of how you
>> minimise your exposure.
> SSH keys don't minimise your exposure, they /change/ it. Reducing (removing
> essentially) one vector, while opening up others. It seems like this would be
> obvious to people, yet I get the impression when people advocate ssh keys
> they've not considered the latter..
> There are other ways...
> Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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