Quarantining infected hosts (Was: FBI tells the public to call their ISP for help)
sean at donelan.com
Mon Jun 18 15:16:56 UTC 2007
On Mon, 18 Jun 2007, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
> On 6/18/07, Jeroen Massar <jeroen at unfix.org> wrote:
>> Of course, though 25 is (afaik ;) the most abused one that will annoy a
>> lot of other folks with spam, phishings and virus distribution, though
>> the latter seems to have come to a near halt from what I see.
> Read these and weep, then -
> As Joe says (and I agree), trying to fix infected hosts on your
> network by blocking port 25 is like treating lung cancer with cough
The great thing about opinions is everyone has one.
Or how about
The best answer is probably paying for a strong ISP abuse team. But for
whatever reasons, some ISPs prefer to invest in other areas.
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