[PLUG] nmap, curiosity, and courtesy

Bill Thoen bthoen at gisnet.com
Sat Sep 18 12:25:02 PDT 2004


On Sat, 18 Sep 2004, Evan Heidtmann wrote:

> Another option to find out what kind of machine it is is to contact
> their sshd:
> 
> $ telnet 62.193.225.66 22
> Trying 62.193.225.66...
> Connected to 62.193.225.66.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> SSH-1.99-OpenSSH_3.5p1
> ^]
> telnet> quit

Hmm... That seems to work in most cases. How do I keep *my* machine from 
revealing this sort of inforomation?

- Bill Thoen






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