[Wolves] Web Hosting ISP

James Turner james at turnersoft.co.uk
Mon Feb 7 19:12:51 GMT 2005

On Monday 07 Feb 2005 14:26, Kevanf1 wrote:

> I read the other day that telnet access is regarded as very insecure
> nowadays.  Is that so?  Perhaps that's the reason it's not offered as
> a service.

All communication (including the name and password used to log on) is 
transmitted without any encryption, so is vulnerable to being "sniffed" at 
any of the routers or networks that it passes through.

A more secure alternative is SSH - see http://www.openssh.com/



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