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RE: Worms versus Bots

  • From: David Schwartz
  • Date: Thu May 06 11:23:08 2004


> On Thu, 6 May 2004 Michael.Dillon@radianz.com wrote:
>
> > connectivity, not even wireless. But it does have an internal
> > 100baseTx Ethernet port that uses a non-standard connector.
> > And it also includes a router unit running off the same
> > power supply as the PC but otherwise completely independent.
>
> Urg, a horrible idea. Why not just make the software on the host
> secure?

	Because then you would have to limit the ability to modify the software to
only those trusted not to affect network security. It's the same answer as
the answer to "why not run everything as root"?

	DS





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