Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Trust Local Addresses in VirusBarrier X6's Antivandal

VirusBarrier X6's Antivandal feature stops all kinds of network attacks, including port scans, ping floods and more. However, you may have some devices on your network that send out pings or other requests that may be interpreted as attacks. To prevent this, add them to the Trusted Addresses list so they won't be blocked. You can even add a range of addresses with wildcards, such as 192.168.1.*.

Visit Intego

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/10-Nov-03

Send Article to a Friend

Opinions about Zinio -- Macworld Magazine has begun distributing an electronic edition using Zinio software. How does it compare to PDF, and what do readers think of it? (8 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2108>

Belkin iPod voice recorder -- Steve Jobs showed off Belkin's iPod add-on for recording audio, but is it any good in real life? (10 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2105>

Open proxy servers exploited -- Chuck Goolsbee's TidBITS article about how spammers are exploiting older Mac OS-based proxy servers prompts several readers to plumb their own server logs looking for intruders. (7 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2101>

Not all open proxies are bad -- Readers look at the difference between "open" and "anonymous" proxy servers, and lament that we have to lock down so much of the Internet due to malicious activities. (2 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2104>

Where should mail be stored? You'd think that the Mail application would store mail in your user folder, but that's not the case. Why not? And should application preferences locations be transparent as well? (33 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2102>

 

READERS LIKE YOU! Support TidBITS by becoming a member today!
Check out the perks at <http://tidbits.com/member_benefits.html>
Special thanks to Perry Prince, Raymond Barr, Mitchell Brown, and
Vincent Hevern for their generous support!