[Dshield] DShield's Public Goals

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at utc.edu
Thu Jan 5 17:07:13 GMT 2006


stu wrote:
> So my ISP will now block port 6667 to stop me from connecting to an IRC
> server and the bot code gets modified to use port 6668? While users
> complain IRC isn't working?

You're much better off allowing 6667 and blocking IRC traffic on any other port :-)

I think I have seen *one* botnet that used 6667.

Jeff



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