[linux-elitists] MS SQL WORM IS DESTROYING INTERNET BLOCK PORT 1434!
Sat Jan 25 16:19:03 PST 2003
On Saturday 25 January 2003 13:26, Don Marti wrote:
> Anybody who has _any_ relational database server directly connected
> to the Internet please save some of whatever you're smoking for me.
No $#!T...although the lack of incompetence in admining the databases coupled
with the incompetence of closing the ports on the firewalls has led to a lot
of open databases in the past couple years, but mostly due to *incompetence*.
FWIW, it's pretty easy to cross compiler the mysql-client code to various
embedded processors, and it's easy to connect to a database over the
network!<g> I did that as a test on the Kerbango, but only as a test, and
always planned to submit all data through HTTP on port 80 using a post and/or
XML. Damn I love port 80, even in the worst case where you have to use a
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