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Re: botnets: web servers, end-systems and Vint Cerf
On Sat, 17 Feb 2007, Sean Donelan wrote: > > On Sat, 17 Feb 2007, Gadi Evron wrote: > >> Public ISPs have been testing these types of systems for over 5 years. > >> What sorts of differences can you think of that would explain why public > >> ISPs have found them not very effective? > >> > >> Public ISPs have been using walled gardens for a long time for user > >> registration and collecting credit card information. So they know how to > >> implement walled gardens. But what happens when public ISPs use it for > >> infected machines? > >> > > > > Many already do, successfully. > > > > When I say many I actually mean I know of 6. 3 of them huge, 3 of them > > relatively small. > > Interesting use of the word "many." Many people use Multics. :)) > I know of "many" more that have tested it and returned it to various > vendors. There are several tough problems people are still trying > to solve. Yes, but that is because the successful ISPs currently often implement their own if they have the resources and R&D power. The really big ones have it automated, the small ones have it limited to be "activated by an abuse desk person". Gadi.