[unisog] Cost of the worm......

Paul L Schmehl pauls at utdallas.edu
Thu Aug 9 19:31:12 GMT 2001


Hallelujah!!!

Maybe now folks will get a clue and start patching.  Or the clueful will 
take the clueless out back and beat them senseless. :-)

--On Thursday, August 09, 2001 10:26 AM -0400 "Fred A. Miller" 
<fm at cupserv.org> wrote:

> Cost of the worm
>
> "In a move unsurprising to those of us who have had interactions with
> their
> so-called customer support, AT&T Broadband and Excite at Home are
> indefinitely filtering all incoming traffic on http port 80 for
> residential customers. They could have cut access to those running
> compromised servers, but instead chose to deny the ability to run a web
> server to all subscribers to their service. DSL anyone?" DSL won't save
> you. Verizon is apparently also blocking port 80 for their DSL
> customers, in addition to blocking outgoing port 25 and requiring use of
> Verizon's SMTP servers to send email."
>
> http://slashdot.org/articles/01/08/09/0323208.shtml
>
> --
> ----/ /  _                	Fred A. Miller
> ---/ /  (_)__  __ ____  __	Systems Administrator
> --/ /__/ / _ \/ // /\ \/ /	Cornell Univ. Press Services
> -/____/_/_//_/\_,_/ /_/\_\	fm at cupserv.org



Paul L. Schmehl, pauls at utdallas.edu
http://www.utdallas.edu/~pauls/
Supervisor, Support Services
The University of Texas at Dallas
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