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From: Rodrigo Ramos <rodrigo.ramos () triforsec com br>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 08:48:06 -0300
What kind of ICMP packets are those? Just echo "8"?
You may try to get these kind of information from another networks?
On Wed, 2004-12-29 at 07:33, cc wrote:
Leif Ericksen sighed and wrote::
Overall I would not worry to much about ping packets noticed in your
firewall logs. Yeah notice them and unless you are seeing hundreds to
thousands of packets not a big deal. I am on a DHCP connection with my
ISP and I see various hits in my IDS from PING. ping hits aer way to
common for most people to worry about.
Here's a bit of stats that might put things into a bit of
Since 18th Feb. 2004, up until now, I've had 188000+ alerts.
As it stands, 69% of these are ICMP packets.
In the past, when I first installed snort on the firewall,
most were TCP connects. Now the majority is ICMPs.
So I'm a little bit perturbed by this...
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