Dynamic IP log retention = 0?

Martin Hannigan martin at theicelandguy.com
Thu Mar 12 23:23:02 CDT 2009


On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 8:52 PM, Joe Greco <jgreco at ns.sol.net> wrote:

> >       Well most port scanning is from compromised boxes.  Once a
> >       box is compromised it can be used for *any* sort of attack.
> >       If you really care about security you take reports of ports
> >       scans seriously.
>
> Yeahbut, the real problem is that port scanning is typically used as
> part of a process to infect _other_ boxes.  If you allow this sort of
> illness to spread, the patient (that is, the Internet) doesn't get
> better.
>
>


Port scanning is the Internet equivelant of the common cold. They're a dime
a dozen.

I recommend taking some Vitamin B and D. Block, and Drop.


Best,

Martin



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