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From: Frank Gruellich <frank@...>
Subject: Re: firewall suggestions?
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 09:05:17 +0100
* Bob Crain <robert.crain@...>  8. Jan 04
> I've got DSL, and I know the IP of my gateway.  When I want to appear
> invisible, I respond to unwanted packets with a 'REJECT - ICMP host
> unreachable' that has a spoofed source address of my gateway?  That way,
> it looks like the gateway responded and I don't exist!   
> 
> Whadduya think?

Nice idea, but the packet has to traverse the gateway, too... a gateway
that forwards a paket with itself as origin?  This would be a very
obvious spoof.

 Regards, Frank.
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