> I am well versed on the security problems facing Pointcast implementation
> (this list has been generous in discussing the issues of this technology).
> Now I have a site where we want to explicitly block **all** Pointcast
> traffic. (Its due to bandwidth problems, not security at the moment).
> Any pointers since there is little on the protocol that I have had
> in all my boundless free time to pick up....
> I'd like to hear some general ideas on how to secure it, and then also if
> you can address that I have at my disposal Netscape Proxy, FW-1, and fwtk
> (1.3) for this particular scenario.
I've done this for a couple of customers using FW-1. Just set up a rule
of source: www.pointcast.com, destination: any, protocol: any, action: drop.
That should do it.
Sr. Network Computing Advisor