SCP only user? (untrusted user, my mother)

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I let my mom use scp to copy digital pictures to her account on my
server. Then I build a nice HTML index of pictures and thumnbnails
from cron.

Here's the problem: I am very concerned that her password would become
compromised. She uses an operating system called "Microsoft Windows
ME" and frequently gets infected by viruses.

So, I would like to severely limit her account privileges so that
hackers who steal her SSH passwords cannot crack my server. I want to
allow her to upload pictures, under her public_html, but no more (ie
no shell use, etc).

What is the "right" approach here?



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