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Re: How insecure are cable connections, versus dialup?

On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 12:44:27PM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> *ANYTHING* falls over pretty easily when hit with DDOS.  There is no
> real defense against it at this time.

Yeah, but we're talking two dialup boxes not even pinging as fast as
they can.

> > and it's not hard to get the equivilent of root on them.
> Any details?  (Otherwise I will ignore this as FUD.)

I can't recall the details, I don't bother remembering shit I don't
use.  8:o)

> What specifically do you find vulnerable about a NAT based firewall?

It's trivial to source-route past NAT.  Depending on NAT alone is
expecting security through obscurity.

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