Synology Disk DS211J

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Sep 29 17:40:58 CDT 2011


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nathan Eisenberg" <nathan at atlasnetworks.us>

> > And this is why the prudent home admin runs a firewall device he or she can
> > trust, and has a "default deny" rule in place even for outgoing connections.
> 
> The prudent home admin has a default deny rule for outgoing HTTP to
> port 80? I doubt it.

Why not?  You can poke holes in it specific to *workstations*; anything that
isn't a workstation doesn't generally need to be phoning home without you 
knowing about it...

Cheers,
-- jra
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