Anit-Virus help for all of us??????
suresh at outblaze.com
Mon Nov 24 21:25:36 UTC 2003
Gerardo Gregory writes on 11/24/2003 4:20 PM:
> NAT is not a security feature, neither does it provide any real
> security, just one to one translations. PAT fall into the same
It is not a cure all and I never said it was one. It cuts the risk down
a little, is all.
> Most broadband providers still perform a NAT translation downstream, is
> it helping alleviate any of the attacks/compromises? NOT!!!!!
A lot of it is because of infected hosts in a subnet searching around
for open windows shares on IPs around it.
> I know Microsoft has a product that allows you to donwload patches to a
> centralized server (within your infrastructure) and let's you patch your
> internal systems from it. Heard our MS admins talking about it a while
Sounds like a good thing to have around.
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