[ic] Setting up Interchange and basic commands for Linux/Perl

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Sat Jul 4 10:33:17 UTC 2009

On 07/03/2009 08:57 AM, Scott Winterstein wrote:
> I have
> a program called putty i am using to get in. Cant I just use telnet to
> do the same thing? But when I try to telnet I get a failure?

I doubt you will find an ISP that allows you to use telnet to access
your shell account as telnet is inherently insecure, it sends your
username, password and any other sensitive data you may enter as plain
text.  By comparison SSH (which is what putty uses) sends everything


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