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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" <william@elan.net> 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.

                                        ---rob





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