[SATLUG] Re: Questions about home server security: non-standard ports

Frank Huddleston fhuddles at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 13:28:38 CST 2013


   Thanks for the suggestions about security on a home server. I see 
that one thing people do is use non-standard ports.
I have done that myself, but get the feeling that it's just security 
through obfuscation and does nothing more than put a little hurdle in 
the way of a cracker, and increases complexity. So what do you think: is 
this worthwhile as a security measure?


Frank Huddleston

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