[Dshield] Re: [Full-Disclosure] Port Blocking
mvario at acedsl.com
Sat Jun 28 02:40:07 GMT 2003
That's for enterprises, not for ISPs. If an enterprise had ports blocked by their provider they'd have a fit. And so should any
home user. What ports a customer needs is up to the customer. If I had an ISP that blocked ports, or told me I couldn't run a
server I would drop them like a hot potato.
> Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 10:09:31 -0700 (PDT)
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> I have been known for instigating, so here it goes...
> What happened to the golden security rule of "Deny everything, except what is truley needed." I
> mean most ISP's User Agreements state that you are not allowed to run web servers, email servers
> and etc. Therefore, only port a few ports ike TCP 80, 445 and perhaps one or two more are really
> The second thought is, what if ISPs were like cable companies. What if they only allowed specific
> ports (like channels) that they seem appropriate to their users???
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