Re: Do I really need firewall? A newbie's question
From: Wolfgang Kueter (wolfgang_at_shconnect.de)
Date: Sun, 01 May 2005 13:25:48 +0200
Lei Hu wrote:
> The reason I ask this is that because I'm using non-routable IPs in my
> local machines, there's no way for hackers to see or access my machines
> from outside of my LAN. That is what I think. Any explanation?
Ypu are right as long
- as the NAT implementaion functions properly
- as an attacker cannot get acces to the router
- as the non routable adresses are really not routed on the internet.