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Re: How should ISPs notify customers about Bots (Was Re: DNS Hijacking

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Mon Jul 23 18:28:21 2007

On Mon, 23 Jul 2007, Joe Greco wrote:
Please enlighten me.

Intercept and inspect IRC packets. If they join a botnet channel, turn on a flag in the user's account. Place them in a garden (no IRC, no nothing, except McAfee or your favorite AV/patch set).

Wow, you are recommending ISPs wiretap their subscribers.

I suspect some privacy advocates will be upset with ISPs doing that.