Iptables/Firewall

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 1 10:19:04 PST 2005


On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 07:09:34PM +0100, Andrew Benton wrote:
> 
> Either you trust the situations good and allow packets out, or...well
> I dread to think.

Unless you are the only person ever using the computer or any computer
on the network *and* you can guarantee 100% that nothing malicious ever
gets onto your box and phones home, then you should never trust outbound
traffic. Egress filtering is your friend. Learn it. Love it. :D

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