[lug] linux firewall, popup windows spam blocking

D. Stimits stimits at attbi.com
Thu Jun 26 21:41:58 MDT 2003

John Hernandez wrote:

> On Saturday 21 June 2003 13:39, D. Stimits wrote:
> >What I'm wondering is if anyone knows what I can block on my linux
> >firewall to block popups from other networks? Are these popups UDP or
> >TCP? What port or ports are used? I already have 137:139 blocked, and
> >some others. I even have zonealarm firewall on the windows machine
> >itself, but it still allowed this popup. I'd like to totally remove this
> >remote ability via the linux end, as nothing related to security on
> >windows can be trusted.
> Here's what MS says about it (including their resolution):
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;330904
Add to this the need to block port 1026, UDP. Blocking Level 3 
Communications address is also a good idea, they are the 
source of this particular spam that extorts money for www.byebyeads.com.

D. Stimits, stimits AT attbi DOT com

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