Re: At one of our competitors .......
From: Moe Trin (ibuprofin_at_painkiller.example.tld)
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 12:40:57 -0600
In the Usenet newsgroup comp.security.firewalls, in article
<idadnRChHeFcQ-PeRVn-rA@comcast.com>, Charles Newman wrote:
s" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> firstname.lastname@example.org says...
>>> Anyone reading this could have somone at your workplace, logged onto
>>> Figure Skating Universe, right now, and you would never know what she is
>>> up to, if she just happens to be working in one of your shops.
And I'll bet you also would never know if an 18 wheeler drove through your
living room. Little things like that are easy to miss.
>> Any quality firewall will block the users ability to connect to your
>> crappy service and there is nothing that your "engineers" can do about
Sure - they can beam it in from the orbiting mind control satellite. Why
do you think he's trying to buy futures in tin foil hats on the Mercantile?
>Not to start another flamewar that will last for months
Then don't. Just don't post any more obvious false statements about things
you know nothing about.
>but PPLive, which the OP mentions, has changed their system again. Now
>to block it, you will have to block ports all the way out to 42000. I
>have the Socks server on my network configured to block everything
>from ports 80 through 42000.
So you still haven't been able to figure out which of your users is
trying to connect? You've got a total of four systems, isn't it? Maybe
you should ask your expert down at CompUSA about installing a keylogger.
Charles, you should call 1-800-555-1212 and ask the operator for the
telephone number for "Geeks On Call". They'll even come out to your house
and fix your computers for you - and they'll even spend some (billable)
time with you explaining things. Seeing as how you only have a few system,
it shouldn't cost you more than a couple of hundred bucks. They'll fix
the obviously b0rken configuration you have on your network - you'll be