[Dshield] My graphics guy sent me the following messagethis morning...
rick at jaray.net
Wed Feb 4 14:28:23 GMT 2004
I've heard that WarFTP was a pretty secure free ftp server for windows.
Anyone know of any security problems with it?
> FTPisn't secure, and I've heard of lots of boxes being owned
> due to FTP being opened to the internet when it wasn't
> correctly configured.
> For my home site, I threw up Apache & PHP with GeekLog on it.
> Geeklog's had a number of security issues, but there's plenty
> of Bulletin Board scripts which allow file uploads and
> downloads. As long as you don't publish links to the
> frontend of the BB system security won't be as much of an
> issue. (Meaning don't have it listed in any links form your
> main site, and don't have it as the default web page)
> FTP servers answer anyone (unless configured otherwise) whereas the
> bulletin board script can be 'hidden'. Yes, apache will still answer
> all requests, but theoretically that shouldn't be a problem.
> Either way about it is a good excuse to get acquainted with Linux.
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