Re: Personal firewall on laptop for dial-up users

From: Michel Gallant (MVP) (neutron@istar.ca)
Date: 12/05/02


Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 17:09:01 -0500
From: "Michel Gallant (MVP)" <neutron@istar.ca>

this raises an interesting statistical question:

Of all the home computer infections, what fractions are caused by:
 - no AV software on computer
 - AV software running, but definitions out of date
 - hack/infection due to no basic firewall protection
 - other

 - Michel Gallant
   MVP Security
   JavaScience Consulting
   http://pages.istar.ca/~neutron

Marlon Brown wrote:

> I am just curious:
>
> In that case you think you got infected for lack of updated anti-virus or
> because you had no firewall ?
>