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Port blocking last resort in fight against virus
From: Sean Donelan <sean () donelan com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 11:04:01 -0400 (EDT)



This is the first trade publication I've seen that's covered some
of the issues with ISPs blocking or not blocking ports.


Port blocking last resort in fight against virus
Long term problems can be caused by port blocking
by Paul Brislen and James Niccolai, Auckland and San Francisco

http://computerworld.co.nz/webhome.nsf/UNID/BEC6DE12EC6AE16ECC256D8000192BF7!opendocument

"While some end users are calling for ISPs to block certain ports relating
to the Microsoft exploit as reported yesterday (Feared RPC worm starts to
spread), most ISPs are reluctant to do so."



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