Quarantine your infected users spreading malware

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Tue Feb 21 16:02:11 UTC 2006

On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 10:42:20 EST, Jason Frisvold said:
> On 2/21/06, Bill Nash <billn at odyssey.billn.net> wrote:
> > If you're talking about a compulsory software solution, why not, as an
> > ISP, go back to authenticated activity? Distribute PPPOE clients mated
> > with common anti-spyware/anti-viral tools. Pull down and update signatures
> > *every time* the user logs in, and again periodically while the user is
> > logged in (for those that never log out). Require these safeguards to be
> > active before they can pass the smallest traffic.
> Cost prohibitive..  In order to do that you'll need licenses from the
> AV companies..

Oddly enough, AOL and several other large providers seem to have no problems
advertising some variant on 'free A/V software'.
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