[LINK] Microsoft Shores Up Windows Server Against Attacks March
mikal at stillhq.com
Fri Apr 1 22:33:30 EST 2005
Antony Barry wrote:
> The following text is abstracted from
> http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml? articleID=160400036
> The new Windows server service pack, available on CD-ROM, as a download
> from Microsoft's Web site, or through Windows' automatic update
> feature, was designed to make systems less prone to attack while
> they're being set up on networks, says Jeff Price, a senior director of
> product management at Microsoft.
> Chief among the updates are the ability for Windows servers equipped
> with Service Pack 1 to turn on their firewalls as soon as they're
> deployed, and to block inbound Internet traffic until Windows downloads
> Microsoft's latest security patches.
What state is iptables in during the install process for a new Linux
machine? I'd be surprised if it's turned on, given that would require
explicit throbbing in the installers.
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