I don’t quite understand the thinking of commenters on this story that think that security lies in having an end-system firewall – that is the Windows Firewall, the built in Mac Firewalls, Symantec Personal Firewall, etc. That’s a degree of security. That’s not real security. Find out the IPv6 issues being discussed for there’s far too that I can rip into about the story and the commenters here.
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