Comcast enables 6to4 relays

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Tue Aug 31 11:07:34 CDT 2010


Jeroen Massar wrote:
> 
> Jack: there are a lot more methods to infect a host than this as there
> are lots and lots of p2p protocols which are being used by C&C botnets.
> And never forgot about this very simple protocol called HTTP(S).
> 

I agree, though let's consider HTTP. If a firewall is set to filter it, 
yet you are tunneling through with IPv6, you've bypassed your HTTP 
filters which may, among other things, provide AV protection. I 
recognize that there are plenty of ways to infect a machine. My concern 
is that teredo can bypass firewall security and relies upon host 
security to protect the computer. Unfortunately, not everyone utilizes 
host security and has dependence on network firewalls.



Jack




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