[unisog] dns redirection vs local host files which or neither helps in the malware fight

Jonathan Young drboom at network-plumbers.com
Sat Nov 6 00:23:13 GMT 2004


On Friday 05 November 2004 01:48 pm, Paul FM (DO NOT REPLY TO THIS ADDRESS) 
wrote:
> It might be much easier just to put blocking rules in the main
> router/firewall that deny connections to those IP addresses (and also to
> the common malware ports).  The best part is, even if the malware uses pure
> ip addressing to connect (which much of it does), it still blocks it.

Agreed, null routing the 'bad' hosts is a good solution.  What IP lists are 
unisog members using to block malware?



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