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What if you get hit with “hackrz”? Then I would only lose that box for a while. Nothing will be mission critical. I will install all of the patches and check the logs. My passwords will be unique and no, they won�t be my usual ones. The last thing I need is for Reed and Doug (augie) to own my Base 🙂 Seriously, the only thing I want to prevent is the use of my systems for Spam and DoS attacks. If you want to probe my box when it goes online, go ahead look around. Learn to be a better cracker. If you�re a script kiddie, then I will own you and sell you to the white slavers faster than you say “l33t” or “warez d00d”.