"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall
pizza at shaftnet.org
Mon Dec 8 13:32:24 UTC 2014
On Mon, Dec 08, 2014 at 07:56:28AM -0500, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> Rootkit won't require opened *server* ports. It will contact a command
> server through a client port, which requires no special privileges. If
> you blocked the firewall for user applications, you just made the
> system a pain to use for no security benefits.
And perhaps more to the point, a *rootkit* will just turn off (or open
up a hole in) the firewall anyway.
Solomon Peachy pizza at shaftnet dot org
Delray Beach, FL ^^ (email/xmpp) ^^
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