Re: fighting fire with fire as an approach to better network security?!?!?
From: Colin McKinnon (colin.thisisnotmysurname_at_ntlworld.deletemeunlessURaBot.com)
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2004 17:01:01 +0000
Walt Howard spilled the following:
> In article <email@example.com>,
> technocrat <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>I don't want to influence a discussion on way or the other, but this
>>is a really interesting approach to network security. So, check outů
> Dubious claim. Accurately identifying the attackers can be quite
> and may be impossible. Much can be spoofed, because few edge routers are
> configured to test outgoing source adddresses. Counterattacking the wrong
> source makes you no better than the original attackers.
It's probably also ILLEGAL to use the software in the UK, possibly other