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

Sean M.Doran smd at
Tue Nov 25 17:20:26 UTC 2003

On 24 Nov, 2003, at 21:20, Gerardo Gregory wrote:

> [NAT and PAT] is not a security feature, neither does it provide any 
> real security, just ... translations.

"You can't curse it if you don't know its name" -- Len Bosack on this 
issue, Reykjavik, March 2003.

> Just cause your broadband router (ahem, switch) vendor states that NAT 
> (in reality PAT) as one of their security 'knobs' does not make it in 
> any way a security feature when implemented.

Oh drat.  So much for Len.


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