[Dshield] vunerability windows

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Fri Feb 6 17:19:53 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-06 at 04:25, Andy Streule wrote:

> I was wondering what peoples ideas were on how to mimise the windows.

Trivial answer: do not accept executable file attachments on email from
the Internet. Period.

It has worked very well for us over the past few years.

The fact that worms are starting to embed their attacks in .ZIP files
complicates this, but we blocked the non-.ZIP novarg variants from the
start without any special configuration.

John Hardin  KA7OHZ                           
Internal Systems Administrator/Guru               voice: (425) 672-1304
Apropos Retail Management Systems, Inc.             fax: (425) 672-0192
  Failure to plan ahead on someone else's part does not constitute an
  emergency on my part.
                                  - David W. Barts in a.s.r
 24 days until ICQ Corp goes away - have you installed Jabber yet?

More information about the list mailing list