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Re: Level3 routing issues?
> > Note that in the case of a worm, a VPN could work against you. If you > > have all the right filters in place at your "perimeter" and yet let > > your employees in through a VPN solution of some sort, you could still > > be screwed if one of their home systems gets infected somehow. > > So what you're saying is that a really good worm could infiltrate any secure > network by targetting those who vpn from exterior sources, collect data, and > then run? Hmmm. Wait a sec. Would that constitute a worm if it had purpose? > This is not correct. VPN simply extends security policy to a different location. A VPN user must make sure that local security policy prevents other traffic from entering VPN connection. Alex