[Esa-l] Anyone have a comprehensive webmail URI list?

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Sat Aug 25 20:08:41 PDT 2001

On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Matt Hallmark wrote:

> Anonymous proxy server, IP address surfing, remote control (VNC,
> PCAnywhere), it's just not containable.  Limit me to port 80
> outbound only?  I'll setup a ssh tunnel to my house and surf via
> that.

...and any lock can be picked, or cut apart, or blown open, or simply
bypassed. None of this is intended to make it impossible, or to stop
someone who is determined and technically capable. It is meant to make
casual use of webmail services difficult and thus discourage casual
(or ignorant) disregard of stated security policy. That's good enough
for me.

Question: would you set up your ssh tunnel if your company's security
policy stated you'd be fired if it was discovered?

You're not likely to be infected at work running a mail client at home
via VNC...

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