Re: Windows Firewall Has A Backdoor

From: Charles Newman (charlesnewman1_at_comcast.net.spammers.will.be.shot.on.sight)
Date: 03/09/05


Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 12:07:52 -0800


"Leythos" <void@nowhere.lan> wrote in message
news:pan.2005.02.19.21.02.13.705951@nowhere.lan...
> On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 20:31:51 +0000, Jay Calvert wrote:
>
>> Did you know that programs on your computer can write their own rules
>> for your firewall. This makes it pretty convenient for spyware, doesn't
>> it.
>
> All personal firewalls are subject this that type of exploit.

    Not Tiny Personal Firewall. I have mine set to only allow what
I specifically allow. Such spyware would never make it past my
system

>
> As I understand it, if you are running as a User level account and not
> administrator you are not open to that exploit in SP2.
>
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