Fri, 26 Mar 1999 02:07:00 +0100
first, you should not use more than 75 characters per line.
Second, what you need is Crackers, NOT Hackers (see FAQ @ www.tuxedo.org).
Next, if you wanna know about security exploits, you should browse
the archives of rootshell (http://www.rootshell.com)
and/or those of bugtraq (http://www.geek-girl.com),
where you will certainly find more than plenty of what you want,
particularly for a plain unpatched RedHat distribution.
For instance, a ftp problem was found and made lots of noise.
That said, good luck!
PS: as I understand it, Brian's problem is physical disconnection,
not firewalling. For the latter kind of problem, fwprc and/or httptunnel
would have been the ultimate answer. See the Firewall-Piercing mini-HOWTO
(takeover welcome), and http://www.nocrew.org/software/httptunnel.html
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