We have a firewall (was Re: Pakistan government orders ISP service level agreement)
Christopher L. Morrow
chris at UU.NET
Tue May 6 23:43:18 UTC 2003
On Tue, 6 May 2003, Sean Donelan wrote:
> The Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd has aquired a firewall to
> solve the DDOS situation impacting Internet service in the country. An
> unnamed security advisor asserted the proper use of a firewall would
> control the DDOS attacks and prevent hacking.
wow, unbelieveable :(
> I can understand the Pakistan government minister's frustration, and
> desire to get things fixed. Unfortunately, it seems like security
> incidents also attract security snake oil consultants. Buy my tonic
> to cure your ills.
No research, quick-fix :( which of course will not fix anything :( ugh.
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