Re: IP Address security

From: Lord Shaolin (abuse_at_127.0.0.1)
Date: 04/28/03

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    "Armin Krawinkel" <geschrei@gmx.at> wrote in message
    news:J6Yqa.46822$v62.512630@news.chello.at...
    > Colonel Flagg announced in
    > <MPG.1915d06d6d27b2a989966@news.charter.net>:
    >
    > > In article <Y2Tqa.40561$v62.431265@news.chello.at>, geschrei@gmx.at
    > > says...
    > >> Lau Kam To announced in <b8gbds$sti8@imsp212.netvigator.com>:
    > >>
    > >> > Hi folks,
    > >> >
    > >> > Are there freewares/sharewares available for download that could
    > >> > prevent disclosing my IP address?
    > >>
    > >> trying to hide your ip address is silly and impossible
    > >>
    > >>
    > >
    > >
    > >
    > > It's easy to hide your IP address by going through proxies.
    > >
    >
    > the proxy knows your ip then. you cannot hide your ip because then
    > packets that should go to your machine would not know where you are.
    > apart from that not all protocols are proxyable (is that a word?)
    >

    I take it you haven't come across TCP/IP sequence prediction or session
    hijacking then?

    Remember young grasshopper nothing is impossible.

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