[Dshield] Canadian ISP disconnects users infected with viruses and worms

warpmedia warpmedia at comcast.net
Mon Oct 20 18:54:09 GMT 2003


I agree and give them a plus for walking consumers through the problem, 
guess they figure it's cheaper to help than not.

Much better solution than shutting down everyone else's ports to mask the 
problem.


At 12:10 10/19/2003, Jon R. Kibler wrote:
>Sympatico clamps down on viruses, worms: Subscribers 'quarantined' until 
>computers cleaned
>http://www.canada.com/components/printstory/printstory.asp?id=19430339-501a-418c-b75f-4a3bdb36c73c
>
>This is a policy that I wish EVERY ISP would adopt -- especially schools 
>and universities! This would sure help limit the spread of these 
>contaminants and help reduce the bogus traffic the Internet is now flooded 
>with.
>

Joshua MacCraw
warpmedia at comcast.net
http://mywebpages.comcast.net/jmaccraw 




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