Quarantine your infected users spreading malware

Christopher L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Tue Feb 28 19:29:16 UTC 2006


On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Bill Nash wrote:

>
> The simplest method is to issue a different gateway to a registry of known
> offenders, forcing their into a restrictive environment that blocks all
> ports, and uses network translation tricks to redirect all web traffic to
> a portal.
>
> For cable modems and bridged DSL, you can do this with DHCP, matching
> their MAC address. PPPOE/DSL or similiar, you match on user name.
> Issue RFC1918 space with a gateway to your quarantine network.
>
> The rest is NAT/PAT and w3proxy stunts. You could pull it off with
> something as simple as iptables and squid, after dealing with the DHCP or
> authentication servers (ala Radius) to issue to the correct credentials.
>

yes, I could dream up a few hundred ways to accomplish this, but the
'documentation' at the site referenced doesn't address even one way. So,
saying 'it works' and 'it works for carriers' and 'yea us!' is not
helpful, without some example of 'how' :(

> - billn
>
> On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Jim Segrave wrote:
> >>
> >> www.quarantainenet.nl
> >>
> >> It puts them in a protected environment where they can get cleaned up
> >> on-line without serious risk of re-infection. They can pop their
> >> e-mail, reply via webmail, but they can't connect to anywhere except a
> >> list of update sites.
> >
> > there was little in the way of 'how' in the link above though :(
> >
>



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