[ILUG-BOM] Blocking Porno / Downloads

Sandeep Periwal <yahoo> sandeep_from@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Wed Nov 7 14:56:21 IST 2001


Thx Trevor, will need from from u !!
Some time back there were postings on some other lists of blocking NIMDA
using Firewall & IPCHAINS / IP TALBES
How was that done ??
--Sandeep



> --- YAHOO <sandeep_from at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is ther any way I can block prono using Linux
> > Firewall or some kown
> > application.
> [snip]
>  the soln approach to ur prob can hav 2 approaches...
> --> A GPL 1
> --> The usual Closed Source 1....
>   as for the gpl 1...there r numerous ways to get to
> achieving ur objective.
>
>     Using Squid as ur proxy with ACL's in place and
> url bannin depending on text in url's is possible thro
> Squid.
>
>   AFAIK....for trappin viruses is cocerned, u can
> achieve that by havin AMAVIS on the gateway in
> conjunction with a copy of either Macfee or Norton.
> Which can be configured to scan ur mail traffic for
> viruses.
>    If there is nyhelp u want on this....u can always
> ask...or just meet me on yahoo msngr..."trevorwarren".
>
> Trevor Warren
>
>
>
> > I also need to block downloads like MP3 etc. I have
> > a cable connection it is
> > being misused greatly.
> >
> > Also can Viruses be blocked using a Firewall ???
> > If "YES", what is the concept behind it....
> >
> > Some urgent steps needed ..
> > --Sandeep
> >
> >
> >
> >
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