[Dshield] d-link router and security
keith at keithbergen.com
Fri Jan 2 01:49:13 GMT 2004
I am a firm believer that no system should be connected to a Cable or DSL
line without a NAT router. The NAT router can protect you from port scans
and attacks. You are on the right track. I hear that D-Link make a good and
inexpensive router. I use Linksys myself.
Hope this helps,
From: list-bounces at dshield.org [mailto:list-bounces at dshield.org] On Behalf
Of melvin smith
Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2004 7:00 PM
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Subject: [Dshield] d-link router and security
My friend who is even less security savvy than
myself has a new computer.
He has purchased an internet service from the
local cable co. (zoom)
Before he attaches his Win XP computer to the
internet should he not install a router for added
We have in mind the D-Link 10 / 100 Ethernet
Adapter with Wake and the D-LINK - DI-604 - 4-Port
Does this sound like a good setup for making the
system more secure from outside meddling??
All comments and advice whether positive or
negative greatly appreciated.
Happy New Year to one and all. Mel.
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