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Not OFFLIST Re: TECH: info on ftp

From:Lars Finsen <lars.finsen@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 11:03
Den 27. aug. 2008 kl. 11.58 skreiv Mark J. Reed:

> 1. That wasn't offlist. :)
But it sure was of general interest.
> This is why there's ssh and scp and https:// URL's - those extra S's > stand for "secure". Which is perhaps an overstatement, but it's > definitely *more* secure. :) The data "on the wire" in such cases is > encrypted, and someone in between the two computers, even with access > to the complete session, has no way of decrypting the data.
Thanks for the info. Ok, I'd better look into this ssh and scp stuff. Hope they're not too cumbersome. Though I do use a special password for ftp. LEF


Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>