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RE: dsl providers that will route /24

  • From: David Schwartz
  • Date: Thu Mar 29 21:54:58 2001


> > Not so. You could still never be sure whether the attack was spoofed
> > or not. That the address the attacks appear to come from employ source
> > filters doesn't help you.
>
> This is your excuse not to filter? That there is one other network which
> doesn't, so the network is already insecure?
>
> Would the network be more secure if you also filtered or less secure if
> you didn't?

	It's less secure if peoplee can spoof packets without detection. Filtering
is one means of solving this problem. There are others. Filtering is not a
perfect solution, there are others that are even better than filtering, they
just take more work.

	DS






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