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Re: [vox] what do they pay their staff for?!?

And what really rubs salt into the wound?

Still a lot of decent admin's out there who could do a better job and
probably looking for work.

Oh on a positive note:

Well done Bill on making the LGP team!


On Tue, 18 Mar 2003, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> everyone probably read yesterday about the win2k IIS vulnerability
> in webdav yesterday.   heck, webdav *sounds* like a security hole
> waiting to happen.
> and they made no bones about it:  the news said, in black and white,
> there was a tool readily available for download that exploits the
> vulnerability.   the news also said a patch was available from MS.
> today i read the news.  the US army's webserver was hacked.  the webdav
> hole is to blame.
> ok, let's forget the issue of why the army is using IIS to begin with.
> that's a whole different issue.  i'm wondering who gets paid to sit
> around and administrate army webservers, and why it didn't occur to them
>    "hey, wait a minute.  WE'RE running IIS on win2k servers!"
> a website isn't a big deal, but considering we're on the brink of war,
> you'd think the administrators would be a bit more on the ball.  who
> knows what's networked to what.  heck, i don't have microsoft anything,
> and i still knew about the webdav hack.
> pete
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