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Re: firewall (fwd)

On Sun, 1 Oct 2000 14:24:21 -0700 (PDT)
Alvin Oga <aoga@Mail.Linux-Consulting.com> wrote:

> hi ya pollywog
> if the ISP did accidentally scan your box with their new linux box...
> which linux distro is installed that way where it comes up in a mode
> that scans everything around it ???  ( a startrek borg-based linux ?? )
> wonder which distro they used...

I don't recall which distro it was, but I was told that one of the techs had installed some software on the box and that he did not configure it correctly.

> ...
> if they can say that "it would not happen again"...means they know who
> and why and how it happened ??? .. they probably added your box to the
> "dont touch this guys box" list in their programs that normally does
> whatever they do ??

They knew who had done it and I think maybe they did add my address to the "don't scan this" list :)


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