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Re: Disabling QAZ (was Re: Port 139 scans)

  • From: Jason Slagle
  • Date: Sat Sep 30 11:16:59 2000

What about saying that the port 7759 connection is an attempt to authorize
a user connecting to your port 139?


Jason Slagle - CCNA - CCDA
Network Administrator - Toledo Internet Access - Toledo Ohio
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On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, Mike Lewinski wrote:

> > Yep.  The problem with that is that current laws on the books (in the US
> > at least) make this an illegal solution.  If memory serves me correctly,
> > the one I'm thinking about is worded something like:
> >
> > "...any person who without authorization, accesses, modifies, deletes or
> > destroys..."
> >
> > The penalties are pretty stiff too.  The best of intentions don't negate
> > the fact that it's illegal.
> In some jurisdictions, the "necessity defense" _may_ allow for this type
> of conduct (especially if the normal channels of redress have failed).
> This is about the worst mangling of English I've seen in a while, but
> you'll see the point I hope:
> "The defendant's need to avoid the harm to [himself] [herself] or to the
> person or
> property of another clearly outweighed, according to ordinary standards of
> reasonableness, the harm sought to be prevented by the law which the
> defendant is accused of violating."
> Mike
> --
> Opinions expressed are mine and mine alone.