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Re: do bogon filters still help?
From: Joseph S D Yao <jsdy () center osis gov>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 12:22:10 -0500


On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 04:08:00AM +0100, Daniel Roesen wrote:
...
Otherwise, packets tend to get dropped by filters.

By which ones? Folks with too much time feeding their paranoia, or is
there any actual realistic attack to prevent by filtering packets with
source 192.88.99.1?
...


As Bill pointed out, filters that contain too much actually harm the
network - longer than actual attacks, perhaps.  I have no quantitative
evidence to say "more", and perhaps it's one of those opinion things.

[Currently trying to fix a problem with same.]


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Joe Yao
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