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Re: Port blocking last resort in fight against virus

  • From: Niels Bakker
  • Date: Wed Aug 13 05:49:53 2003

* steve@telecomplete.co.uk (Stephen J. Wilcox) [Wed 13 Aug 2003, 10:58 CEST]:
> In your world DoS traffic would be free to roam the networks as it
> pleased without being throttled sensibly at ingress?

How many people are actually following RFC3514?  (In other words, how do
you separate DoS traffic from normal traffic and define sensibly)


> Or the dumb [wannabee] IT guy runs some telnet/ftp/filesharing service
> without passwords and its ok for the whole world to access the private
> system coz its his fault?

Whose fault can it possibly be besides his?  You have to expect others
to be psychic to believe otherwise.


	-- Niels.




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