[rescue] firewalling windoze crap

Al Potter apotter at spankingnuns.com
Sat Aug 16 18:38:01 CDT 2003

jp at celestrion.net said:
>    What ports do I need to block on my firewall to protect him from
> this
> latest bullshit?  And what ports in general should I block to help
> protect his machine?

You should block ALL ports by default, particularly inbound, and allow only 
those that you KNOW you need.

Typically, for a home a deny-all-inbound rule, in conjunction with an 
allow-all-outbound (with stateful replys) is sufficient.


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