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 Securing a fresh Linux install, part 3

"If you are accessing machines remotely across a network, you should not be using Telnet. Telnet transmits information, including passwords, in plain text, which can easily be intercepted and read. SSH performs much the same task as Telnet, but it does so through an encrypted tunnel and is therefore much more secure."

 (Submitted by Noel Sun Apr 25, 2004 )


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