"Workstation" Product defaults to wide-open firewall
h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Dec 8 16:08:06 UTC 2014
Am 08.12.2014 um 16:55 schrieb Bastien Nocera:
>>> You're free to select another firewall zone.
>> How, when you don't even install the firewall configuration tool by default?
> Settings -> Network, select your network -> Identity -> Firewall zone
that's possible with one click?
fine, then the only right decision would have been ship *that* as
default and say "You're free to select another firewall zone" exactly
that way BUT NOT ship danergous and unsecure defaults
there is no but and if
nobody of your user audience will lock down his machine manually when
all seems to work and a user which is not able to manually switch to a
more unsecure mode (by read 5 seconds docs or Google) better stays with
shields up - better be safe than sorry
hopefully i die before the userbase growing up with that direction of
wrong defaults is in the position to make decisions and technical
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