Anyone from BT...

RL Vaughn Randy_Vaughn at
Mon Jan 22 13:56:29 UTC 2007

Peter Corlett wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 04:09:48AM +0000, Fergie wrote:
>> ...on the list who might be able to comment on how they/you/BT is
>> detecting downstream clients that are bot-infected, and how exactly you
>> are dealing with them?
> Which bit of BT? They've got their fingers in quite a lot of pies, and the
> Clue level varies wildly.
> Although given you've asked that question, I suspect that you're enquiring
> about their retail Internet offerings, and my impression is that they don't
> bother to check for or deal with infected hosts.
I believe fergdawg referred to bt the platform rather than to BT the provider.
Although I have only one contact in the latter, that contact is clueful and
attempts to check for infected hosts.  As is so often the case, topology and
customer-base add complexity to the dealing with part of problems.

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