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Re: Worms versus Bots

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Tue May 11 12:24:08 2004

On Tue, 11 May 2004 11:38:33 EDT, Chris Woodfield said:

> A better solution would be a NIC with a built-in SI firewall...manageable from a host
> app, but physically separate from the OS running on the PC.

Gaak.  No. ;)

What's the point of a firewall, if the first piece of malware that does manage
to sneak in (via a file-sharing program, or a webpage that installs malware, or
an "ooh! Shiny!" email attachment) just does the network Plug-N-Play call to
tell the firewall "Shield DOWN!"?

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