Home page logo
/

fulldisclosure logo Full Disclosure mailing list archives

Re: Microsoft Security, baby steps? Copy Win98!
From: Luke Scharf <lscharf () aoe vt edu>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 14:36:59 -0500

On Wed, 2004-03-17 at 09:10, Random Letters wrote:
Using the built-in firewall stops incoming hacks pretty effectively in my 
experience.

Yes, it's great, but there's two problems with it:
1. It's not available on Windows 2000, and we still have machines that
should continue to run Windows 2000.
2. It's not on by default.

Perhaps Microsoft can win back some friends and good coverage by releaseing 
XP SP2 as a new integrated product and as an add-on disk the same as they 
did for Windows '98.

That would be nice.

-Luke

-- 
Luke Scharf, Systems Administrator
Virginia Tech Aerospace and Ocean Engineering

_______________________________________________
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
Charter: http://lists.netsys.com/full-disclosure-charter.html


  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]