Hacker Gains Root Access to Mac OS X in 30 Minutes

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Phil

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http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=2616&ncid=2616&e=4&u=/nf/20060306/tc_nf/41948
 

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What they don't tell you is he was given SSH access to the machine.  Once you give someone that kind of access, it's not too difficult to get malicious.
 

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Subsequently, ther was a Hacker Challenge posted by the University of Wisconsin that had a Mac Mini properly configured. It resisted all attacks for the 38 hrs it was allowed to be on the internet. T UW IT department then forced them to stop due the the humongous bandwidth of the attackers!
 

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