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Re: [Full-Disclosure] blocking SkyPE?
Date: Mon Jan 24 2005 - 23:13:36 CST
On Tue, 25 Jan 2005 10:05:23 +0700, Alain Fauconnet said:
> I would certainly not call our users a legion of techies (sometimes I wish
> they'd be more techies than they are). Setting up a VPN would require
> having control of a box outside of our campus, which is not likely for
> the vast majority of them. Even if some can still get through,
> blocking 80+% of the current SkyPE users is good enough for me.
For those of you playing along at home, the actual requirement to set up a VPN
is merely that they know somebody who has control of a box outside the campus
(or even know where to find a tunnel broker). And Alain is probably quite
correct that even that lower standard will stop 80% and be sufficient for his
But you need to remember the difference, in case you need *better* than 80%,
and your users are either more clued or they know more clued people.....
How to give the firewall admin indigestion: Do your dirty work via IPv6, and
use a V6-over-V4 tunnel broker to get out to your remote site... :)
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