Re: Home network security WAS Re: upgrade from 98 to XP

Subject: Re: Home network security WAS Re: upgrade from 98 to XP
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- optonline -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2002 05:08:57 -0500

Andrew Plato wrote:
> Leaktest merely sends an HTTP packet out. Like a browser or any other
> application in the universe. Leaktest's main purpose is to test the
> function of ZoneAlarm. In Steve's world, unless it works EXACTLY like
> ZoneAlarm...its crap (in my biased, totally skewed, personal, independent,
> take-it-or-leave it opinion).

Well my Tiny Personal Firewall passes Steve's test and works just fine.
While I do not want to stray too far from the topic, MS finally stooped
ignoring Steve's security warnings. It certainly is appropriate to apply
William S Gilbert's aphorism.
"Things are seldom what they seem -
Skim milk masquerades as cream."


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Peter

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or thrusting a despised antagonist over a precipice on a dark night.
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