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Re: do bogon filters still help?

  • From: Joseph S D Yao
  • Date: Thu Jan 12 12:23:31 2006

On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 04:08:00AM +0100, Daniel Roesen wrote:
...
> > Otherwise, packets tend to get dropped by filters.
> 
> By which ones? Folks with too much time feeding their paranoia, or is
> there any actual realistic attack to prevent by filtering packets with
> source 192.88.99.1?
...


As Bill pointed out, filters that contain too much actually harm the
network - longer than actual attacks, perhaps.  I have no quantitative
evidence to say "more", and perhaps it's one of those opinion things.

[Currently trying to fix a problem with same.]


-- 
Joe Yao
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