PDP 11/73 on the Internet
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 12:58:00 CDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Jochen Kunz <jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Jun 2009 21:31:29 -0700
> Josh Dersch <derschjo at mail.msu.edu> wrote:
>> I figure it's rather unlikely it'll be hacked into
> In 2001 I took my 11/73 running 2.11BSD with me to HAL2001 . It was
> connected to the network, telnet and FTP wide open, but nobody hacked
> the machine. Either people stoped in awe, or they where simply unable
> to hack PDP-11 assembler instead downloading the latest Linux root-kit.
Yeah... there has to be *lots* of buffer-overrun-exploit potential on
a 2BSD machine (gets() anyone?), but you have to know what to overflow
the buffer *with* to get anywhere.
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