[CentOS] Re: Unexpected FTP Activity

Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 10 17:46:07 UTC 2008


On Fri, 10 Oct 2008 12:52:33 -0400, Filipe Brandenburger wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 12:07, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED
> <m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Yes indeed!  I do some complicated things, and I can do without the
>> wonderful surprises that updates sometimes deliver.  I do updates, but
>> at times of my choice, and I watch what I get.
> 
> Good luck with the wonderful surprises you will have to deal with if
> your machine gets compromised while running unpatched vulnerable
> software.
> 
> Filipe

No doubt, what you say is a concern.  But I have a very tight
firewall, and I take few risks.  On Linux systems, in my
experience, surprise results from updates have been more of
a problem.

Mike.



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