No incoming connections by default

Date: 2016-10-22 09:08 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
You could go half way between doing nothing and cutting off people from the internet.

Given that the first step in infecting vulnerable devices is a port scan, by default ISPs could block all incoming connections until the client explicitly requests that incoming connections should be unblocked.

The catch is I expect ISPs would completely fsck this up and it would be a pain to get things working properly if you know what you are doing.
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Power management, mobile and firmware developer on Linux. Security developer at Google. Ex-biologist. @mjg59 on Twitter. Content here should not be interpreted as the opinion of my employer.

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