RE: disabling port 79From: Hornat, Charles (Charles_Hornat@standardandpoors.com)
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From: "Hornat, Charles" <Charles_Hornat@standardandpoors.com> To: "'Dean Fox'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 12:11:46 -0500
The question is to you, do you use it? Finger used to be a good tool, today it leads to a security concern. If you don't use it, as with any service running, turn it off.
I am contemplating to remove/disable finger or port 79 from some
workstations and/or servers. Is there any negative impact for doing it?
Any advice is much appreciated.
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