[PLUG] nmap, curiosity, and courtesy

Paul Johnson baloo at ursine.dyndns.org
Fri Sep 17 18:34:02 PDT 2004


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Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> writes:

> I can run nmap against the offending machines, and find out more
> about them, but this seems impolite (Mom said "two wrongs do not
> make a right"), and possibly a source of trouble.  What are the
> opinions here?

Go for it.  They're attempting to compromise your machine, they
deserve everything they get.  Just be sure you're totally right about
that before doing anything inflammatory.
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