On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 12:25 AM, Andrew Gould <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 6:40 PM, Fbsd1 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> dick hoogendijk wrote: >> >> >>>>> My unofficial take on it is that limewire is a peer-to-peer sharing >>>> application used by Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users to share files, >>>> usually music, often copyrighted, over the internet. It is one of the >>>> fastest, most effective ways to spread viruses, trojans, spyware, etc. >>>> >>> >>> Is this your FreeBSD POV or more windows oriented? >>> >>> The program does not use fixed ports, so the services are hard to >>>> block. In essence, the program gets the user to bypass security >>>> measures from the inside. >>>> >>> >>> I have never needed a block on limewire. Firstly, all main conmputers >>> run solaris and therefore also limewire on solaris and secondly, all >>> windows machines are virtual. So -IF- one of them is infected I just >>> put a recent snapshot ;-) >>> >>> >> Limewire is a windows only application. >> So how can you say it runs on solaris which is a flavor Unix? > > > The Limewire website says it has versions for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and > others, including OS/2 and Solaris.
Yeah. Limewire is written in Java (iirc), which makes it extremely easy to port it to any system that can run java. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"