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From: "Thomas T. Veldhouse" <veldy@×××××.net>
To: Oliver Schad <o.schad@×××.de>, gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions?
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 14:21:06
Message-Id: 004901c3d5f2$04dcb180$d037630a@nic.target.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? by Oliver Schad
Oliver Schad wrote:
> > That's right. But no answer means there is somebody who doesn't > answer. Only if the last router before the target says "Hey, there is > nobody", then there is nobody (or there is an really intelligent guy, > that wants to hide his host). > > To hide a host is always very stupid, why should you do this? There > is no advantage. If you "hide" your computer an attacker knows there > is an stupid guy who doesn't know anything about network security. > > mfg > Oli
One reason ... it slows down various scans. Tom Veldhouse -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? Oliver Schad <o.schad@×××.de>
Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? Frank Gruellich <frank@××××××××××××.org>
Re: [gentoo-security] firewall suggestions? Alexander Schreiber <als@××××××××××××.de>