[bittorrent] BT, Nats, and hackers at the door...

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Tue May 31 06:01:20 EDT 2005


On 5/31/05, Bill Cox <bill at viasic.com> wrote:
> It's a long way off, but if SELinux and equivalent Windows/MAC security
> systems become widespread, it could make it a lot safer for casual users
> to run p2p servers from home.
 
> Also, I'm confused about having applications binding only to localhost.
> How do you recommend accessing a BT server that doesn't bind to the
> ethernet interface?

The BT server would need to access you.
But binding to localhost is for services that shouldn't provide access
to internet, not for services that should.



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