Re: Personal firewall on laptop for dial-up users

From: Stefan Kanthak (postmaster@[127.0.0.1)
Date: 12/08/02


From: "Stefan Kanthak" <postmaster@[127.0.0.1]>
Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2002 00:45:35 +0100


"Ned Flanders" <nedfla@hotmail.com> schrieb:

> Stefan Kanthak wrote:
> > "Marlon Brown" <marlon_brown@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> How Ok would be leave Dial-Up users without firewall in their
> >> machines ?
> >
> > It's ABSOLUTELY OK to leave them without one of those PSEUDO^Wpersonal
> > firewalls ON their machines.
>
> Don't sugar-coat it. What do you *really* think?

I mean what I wrote: all those "personal" firewalls are nonsense!
A firewall running on a workstation is as vulnerable as the workstation
itself, and since it's "implanted" into windows network layer it can make
windows more unstable.

that's it
Stefan



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