Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #14662
From: Leonard Spell <lcs@spellnetwork.com>
Subject: Re: Attack
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 11:00:59 -0400
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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You are correct.  I have a fairly new Linksys and it doesn't have a firewall.  I would suggest using the firewall in OSX.  Quick, cheap, and already built-in!

Leonard
On Jul 23, 2004, at 10:51 AM, Tod Fitch wrote:

I have an old Linksys. The problem with it is that I can't block incoming IP addresses. It does have the worthless feature of allowing me to block some of my internal machines from accessing the Internet. But not the reverse.

I have downloaded the manuals for the newer Linksys devices and, as far as I can tell, they have the same limitation. I'd rather not have another whole computer on line all the time to do this.

Sigh. Maybe it is time to get a commercial quality router between myself and the Internet.


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