From: Volker Birk (bumens_at_dingens.org)
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 14:22:29 +0200
Doug Laidlaw <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have Mandrake 9.0 on a desktop PC - no network. Shorewall is its standard
> supplied firewall. Once Shorewall was installed I could connect to the
> Internet but no traffic. As I am no expert, I downloaded the
> "one-interface" config from Shorewall's Web site. So far, I have noticed
> only one attempt by an outsider to log on, and (s)he failed.
I don't know much about Shorewall, sorry. But they're saying on
'The Shoreline Firewall, more commonly known as "Shorewall", is
high-level tool for configuring Netfilter.'
Netfilter is the concept of the Linux kernel to do network traffic
filtering. Normally you use that with the iptables command.
> BTW, the Tiny Honeypot uses "she" throughout. Are there any stats on the
> gender of hackers, or is he being "politically correct"?
Don't know. In the CCC for example there are less women then men
unfortunately. But there are the Haecksen, www.haecksen.org.
Ask them ;-)
> I imagine that
> whoever gives the orders, women are likely to do the keyboarding.
Aha - don't think so.
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