Anything for home user and not the technical one??

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Mon Jul 26 03:26:55 UTC 2010

On Sunday, July 25, 2010 11:25:50 pm g did opine:

> Gene Heskett wrote:
> <snip>
> > If it was still a virgin at 4 months, what exactly was that ISP's name
> > (and problem)?
> his isp knew he worked with honey pot group and did not want an open
> system on their network. would not have been good for them if someone
> broke in and put it to use.
Chuckle.  More likely the honeypot would have 'used' the attacker. ;-)

> > FWIW, I do not run any firewalls on my local network.  All the
> > firewall I have needed for the last 2 or 3 years has been in my
> > router.
> with a tight firewall on a router, internal systems should not need any
> firewall.

That was my view also.

Cheers, Gene
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