[p2p-hackers] Why UDP and not TCP?

Justin Chapweske justin at chapweske.com
Wed Dec 1 01:00:33 UTC 2004


> I’m no firewall nor security expert, but I was under the impression a
> typical corporate firewall blocks most TCP ports, and virtually (or
> even) all UDP ports.  Do you have any stats on what fraction of
> firewall users are able to take advantage of this feature?

I'm guessing that most users behind that type of firewall shouldn't be
running a file sharing app anyway unless its approved by the IT
department.

-Justin





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