Anit-Virus help for all of us??????

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at
Mon Nov 24 21:02:29 UTC 2003

** Reply to message from Valdis.Kletnieks at on Mon, 24 Nov 2003
15:43:34 -0500

> On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 22:24:58 +0200, Petri Helenius said:
> > that windowsupdate provided with 10+ critical and 10+ other updates (the OS
> > had Service Pack 1 installed)
> > 
> > The box should have been labeled "don´t connect this device to the 
> > public internet".
> Question: What speed access is needed to guarantee "mean time to download
> patches" is significantly less than "mean time to probed by packet-to-0wn"
> (significantly == 20x lower still gives a 5% chance of getting 0wned while
> patching)?

I tend to install the freebie Zonealarm before hooking those systems up
to the Internet.... 
Snake-Oil they may claim, but it does seem to chop the chances of my
getting wormed before getting the updates downloaded.

Jeff Shultz
Loose nut behind the wheel. 

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