[Dshield] Users don't pay attention

Daniel Richards kyhwana at world-net.co.nz
Sat Aug 20 02:34:01 GMT 2005


Craig Webster wrote:
[snip]
> I have heard of a few SOHO combi-modem/gateway/router/things starting  
> to filter ports going from home -> internet but I can't think of a  
> model number or brand off the top of my head and they're still few  
> and far between. Still, there is hope!

Comcast (at least in Oregon) does this. They have ports 135-139/445
blocked at the cable modem.
I guess is partly to stop people from seeing network shares/etc of
people on the same cable segment, but it also blocks the various worms
and such too.



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