Anit-Virus help for all of us??????
Steven M. Bellovin
smb at research.att.com
Mon Nov 24 21:10:15 UTC 2003
In message <200311242043.hAOKhYKL003690 at turing-police.cc.vt.edu>, Valdis.Kletni
eks at vt.edu writes:
>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
It's not just the download time, it's the install time. I recently
upgraded a win2k box to winxp. Download was very fast -- my office has
excellent connectivity. But the patch installation took so long that I
had to disconnect the Ethernet cable so I could go home.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb
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