[Dshield] In case you needed a reason to get a firewall

Clement Dupuis cdupuis at cccure.org
Wed Jun 9 00:18:19 GMT 2004

It seems that most of the traffic is coming strictly from your cable
subscribers in the 68.144. range.

It seems to be the wild wild west with Shaw cable.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org [mailto:list-
> bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Blake McNeill
> Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 2004 5:53 PM
> To: General DShield Discussion List
> Subject: [Dshield] In case you needed a reason to get a firewall
> I put together a brief overview of the internet traffic that I saw at my
> home at http://www.linklogger.com/May2004.htm for May.  For example I
> logged
> over 150,000 scans, three worm outbreaks (Sasser, Bobax and Korgo) during
> this period.  Given I don't run any services or anything on this account
> (couple of passive honey pots sometimes), this report could be
> representative of the average malware traffic on the internet (my ISP
> doesn't filter ports).
> If you don't have a firewall protecting you, what is protecting you?
> Blake
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