[Seattle-SAGE] UNIX dialup via PPP and Earthlink

Rich Alderson sage at alderson.users.panix.com
Wed Sep 28 11:27:47 PDT 2005


> Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 11:19:19 -0700 (PDT)
> From: PDP-XI <hades at elsewhere.org>

> On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Rich Alderson wrote:

>> I second the recommendation of Drizzle.  They're my backup shell ISP, 
>> for local connectivity, and do a very good job.

> Until last year, I had been a Drizzle customer since 1997-ish. I left mainly
> because I didn't think they'd handled a few important issues very well (such
> as, for example, not bothering for far too long to tell any of their
> customers that there'd been a full compromise of the shell system--complete
> with trojan ssh binaries for password sniffing--and not admitting for days
> that email was so unreliable as to be useless).

OK, I may have to revise my recommendation:  This is the first I've heard about
a shell compromise at Drizzle.  Independent confirmation?

								Rich Alderson



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