[ILUG] Question about ssh
watty at eircom.net
Wed Aug 8 10:01:24 IST 2007
Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Fri 03 Aug 2007, Paul Barry wrote:
>> I bring putty on my usb-stick and have an ssh applet on my own https
> This is probably a very ignorant question,
> but why not just open an ssh port on the server,
> and use putty on the remote machine?
> Is this unsafe?
If there is local malware on the remote PC you use putty on, there could
be a problem, though the risk may be low.
* keylogger is the simplest threat.
As discussed earlier there are more complex attacks that are ver much
Now if you could boot the PC from USB stick ...
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