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Re: FW: Worms versus Bots
- From: Robert E. Seastrom
- Date: Wed May 05 08:13:23 2004
"william(at)elan.net" <email@example.com> writes:
> > Hmmm, are you saying that the solution to many so-called
> > Internet security vulnerabilities is for people to
> > use an SI Firewall, aka Simple, Inexpensive Firewall,
> > aka Stateful Inspection Firewall?
> Its not a real solution, its just goes long way to reduce number of
> infections and how quickly some worms can spread (although NAT would
> have no efffect on spread of viruses by email so human factor is
> primary problem).
Note that Michael said "many", not "any and all". We do not tell
people that washing your hands after using the bathroom and before
handling food is "not a real solution" because it only protects
against the spread of certain kinds of illnesses.