Re: What if no firewall when using eDonkey or Kazaa?
Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 12:16:20 +0100
> "charlie R"...
>> If you're connected to the Internet, you need a firewall.
> i agree. if msblaster and sasser aren't good enough arguments for
> having a firewall, i don't know what is.
I think they're good arguments for closing the NetBT and RPC ports
that Windows likes to listen on - which is what I have done. I run
no firewall, and am not troubled by these exploits.
Of course, if you're prone to downloading and running malware, a
firewall might be useful.
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