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Re: Port blocking last resort in fight against virus
- From: Niels Bakker
- Date: Wed Aug 13 05:49:53 2003
* firstname.lastname@example.org (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.