• Subject: RE: Fw: Rewarding challenge AS/400...
  • From: Colin Williams <Williamsc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Sep 1999 09:10:53 +0100

Hands up if you dont delete user profiles when someone leaves the
company.

>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Pat Barber [mailto:MBOCEANSIDE@postoffice.worldnet.att.net]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 1999 11:52 PM
>>> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>>> Subject: Re: Fw: Rewarding challenge AS/400...
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Dennis D Pearson wrote:
>>> > 
>>> > Chuck
>>> > 
>>> > I did a quick look into the alt.2600 newsgroup and found the
>>> > following reference to userids and password in the FAQ posting.
>>> > 
>>> > Dennis Pearson
>>> > -----------------------------------------------------------
>>> > AS/400
>>> > ~~~~~~
>>> > qsecofr         qsecofr         /* master security officer */
>>> > qsysopr         qsysopr         /* system operator         */
>>> > qpgmr           qpgmr           /* default programmer      */
>>> 
>>> 
>>> As I recall, one of the magazines a couple years back, actually had
>>> some folks try to hack a 400... It was broken down into a group
>>> of pc gurus, plus a group of 400 bubba's... Neither group made ANY
>>> headway.... The system was secured using normal methods... They had
>>> a local attached lan with a firewall... Most didn't even 
>>> get through the 
>>> firewall.. It's not impossible but I suspect, they would 
>>> need a great
>>> deal of "insider" help to really get to the system.... You don't get
>>> that
>>> goverment security rating(I forget the level) by having a 
>>> "hackable" 
>>> OS.... Most of the hacking that we read about is "urban myth" with a
>>> little hand by the media... Now the "web" is somthing different
>>> altogether....
>>> 
>>> Has anybody "ever" had a intruder(other than an insider) 
>>> get to their
>>> system ???
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