Re: Is my system secure? What else should I do?

From: BearItAll (bearitall_at_rassler.co.uk)
Date: 09/05/05


Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 09:01:39 +0100

On Fri, 02 Sep 2005 07:13:55 -0700, matt_left_coast wrote:

> BearItAll wrote:
>
>> My network shows No presence to the outside world, unless you already know
>> the IP address. But even then it doesn't give out a response unless the
>> caller is known.
>>
>
> If you are posting to usenet, your network IS showing a presence to the
> outside world. If you are using a browser, you are showing a presence to
> the outside world. The responses could be forget to appear to be from a
> caller that is known.

Of cause I know that. What I mean by no presence is that they will not
find me by blind scanning.