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Re: [nsp] known networks for broadcast ping attacks
From: prue () ISI EDU
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 16:30:15 -0700
A cheap solution for routers who are not expected to forward LAN broadcast
packets is to put a host route in the router to route packets to the
broadcast address to null0. This reduces the per packet overhead of an
access list and silently discards these bad packets.