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What do you want your ISP to block today?
- From: Sean Donelan
- Date: Fri Aug 29 20:57:25 2003
Which Microsoft protocols should ISP's break today? Microsoft Exchange?
Microsoft file sharing? Microsoft Plug & Play? Microsoft SQL/MSDE?
It would be so much easier if worm writers followed the RFC's and set
the Evil Bit.
China has firewalled the entire country, and they have more infected
computers than the US.
> Although companies may have the infrastructure to deal with the current
> band of worms, Trojans and viruses, there is currently a line of defence
> that is not in place. "The problem isn't Microsoft's products or the
> knowledge of the consumer. The problem lies in the ISPs' unwillingness
> to make this issue disappear or at least reduce it dramatically," said
> He added that ISPs have the view and ability to prevent en-masse
> attacks. "All these attacks traverse their networks before they reach
> you and me. If they would simply stop attack traffic that has been
> identified and accepted as such, we'd all sleep better," Cooper said.