nfs, stopping hackers

Dave Howorth dhoworth at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Thu Feb 18 11:05:02 GMT 2010


Knapp wrote:
> I am setting up a very small home network of my desktop comp, printer
> and a few laptops. Does this security note mean that hackers from the
> internet can attack my lan? Or is this talking about people on the
> lan? I trust all the lan users but obviously not all the Internet
> users.

The security note is talking about access from your LAN. Whether other
people on the Internet can see your LAN depends on the settings in your
router/firewall and any WiFi net you have set up.

Cheers, Dave




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