• fingerservice

    From WitNik@VERT/BGGRSCYN to All on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 22:53:28
    Is there a way to prevent the SBBS finger service from displaying IP information from the last logon?

    Thanks,
    -WitNik

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  • From Digital Man@VERT to WitNik on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 13:02:16
    Re: fingerservice
    By: WitNik to All on Tue Nov 10 2020 10:53 pm

    Is there a way to prevent the SBBS finger service from displaying IP information from the last logon?

    Currently, not without editing exec/fingerservice.js. Or you could just disable the service if you're concerned about privacy.
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  • From Tracker1@VERT/TRN to WitNik on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 17:45:49
    On 11/10/2020 11:53 PM, WitNik wrote:
    Is there a way to prevent the SBBS finger service from displaying IP information from the last logon?

    Don't run the finger service... IIRC, the entire point is to expose the
    IP for the user from the last login.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Tracker1 on Saturday, November 14, 2020 19:56:35
    Re: Re: fingerservice
    By: Tracker1 to WitNik on Wed Nov 11 2020 05:45 pm

    On 11/10/2020 11:53 PM, WitNik wrote:
    Is there a way to prevent the SBBS finger service from displaying IP
    information from the last logon?

    Don't run the finger service... IIRC, the entire point is to expose the IP for the user from the last login.


    that's the only thing good about it
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  • From WitNik@VERT/BGGRSCYN to MRO on Sunday, November 15, 2020 17:48:11
    Re: Re: fingerservice
    By: MRO to Tracker1 on Sat Nov 14 2020 07:56 pm

    that's the only thing good about it

    LOL, I thought it was a cool way for users to get a bit more information about a specific user account on the system. I could see how it might be misused if it dumps out DOB and IP information on someone.

    -WitNik

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to WitNik on Monday, November 16, 2020 04:12:01
    Re: Re: fingerservice
    By: WitNik to MRO on Sun Nov 15 2020 05:48 pm

    Re: Re: fingerservice
    By: MRO to Tracker1 on Sat Nov 14 2020 07:56 pm

    that's the only thing good about it

    LOL, I thought it was a cool way for users to get a bit more information about a specific user account on the system. I could see how it might be misused if it dumps out DOB and IP information on someone.

    i've just used it to track down bbs abusers and imposters.
    it was never good for anything else.
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