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Re: Anit-Virus help for all of us??????
** Reply to message from Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu on Mon, 24 Nov 2003 15:43:34 -0500 > On Mon, 24 Nov 2003 22:24:58 +0200, Petri Helenius said: > > > that windowsupdate provided with 10+ critical and 10+ other updates (the OS > > had Service Pack 1 installed) > > > > The box should have been labeled "donīt connect this device to the > > public internet". > > Question: What speed access is needed to guarantee "mean time to download > patches" is significantly less than "mean time to probed by packet-to-0wn" > (significantly == 20x lower still gives a 5% chance of getting 0wned while > patching)? I tend to install the freebie Zonealarm before hooking those systems up to the Internet.... Snake-Oil they may claim, but it does seem to chop the chances of my getting wormed before getting the updates downloaded. -- Jeff Shultz Loose nut behind the wheel.