firewall rules for bitlord, yahoo, limewire

Fbsd1 fbsd1 at
Wed Nov 26 16:39:25 PST 2008

dick hoogendijk wrote:

>> My unofficial take on it is that limewire is a peer-to-peer sharing
>> application used by Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users to share files,
>> usually music, often copyrighted, over the internet.  It is one of the
>> fastest, most effective ways to spread viruses, trojans, spyware, etc.
> Is this your FreeBSD POV or more windows oriented?
>> The program does not use fixed ports, so the services are hard to
>> block.  In essence, the program gets the user to bypass security
>> measures from the inside.
> I have never needed a block on limewire. Firstly, all main conmputers
> run solaris and therefore also limewire on solaris and secondly, all
> windows machines are virtual. So -IF- one of them is infected I just
> put a recent snapshot ;-)

Limewire is a windows only application.
So how can you say it runs on solaris which is a flavor Unix?

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