Re: ICMP drop.
On Thu, 09 Oct 2003 19:15:01 +1000,
Rudi Starcevic <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >This *will* make your life miserable, as you suddenly can't connect
> >to, or be connected to from, a large proportion of systems.
> Thanks - sorry such novice questions.
> I am working through a Snort book right now - guess I should get a TCP
> one next.
> I've had Snort up and running only for a day or so and noticed an IP
> that first pinged me then followed up with loads of request on all
> sorts of ports which triggered dozens of alerts.
..yeah, sounds like he found you. ;-)
> So I had the silly idea to drop icmp packets and be anonymous.
> As I now know you'll also end up lonely if you drop icmp packets
> So it not really possible be anonymous.
..ok, most people run some kinda Wintendo, right? Hide in da crowd,
"become" one. A _boring_ one, say an overloaded 98 falling over
on that last drop gone of virus weeder.
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.