Re: Norton Internet Security Question

Subject: Re: Norton Internet Security Question
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 15:46:53 -0700


Quoting Bonnie Granat <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>:

>
> Why would Norton recommend that I allow a remote system to access
> "lsass.exe" on my computer?


I probably don't need to say this. However, given that lsass authenticates user
log-ons to your computer, taking the recommendation doesn't sound like a good idea.

I suggest you look at the rules that are set up in Norton to see what's
happening. Is it possible that you have a piece of spyware on the system that
has changed the rules?

You should also configure a rule to never allow this behavior. There are few
cases in which you want to allow this behavior, and they would almost never
arise for the average user.

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Bruce Byfield bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com 604-421.7177

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References:
Norton Internet Security Question: From: Bonnie Granat

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