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Just forge the source addresses...

Just forge the source addresses...

Posted Jan 10, 2008 4:52 UTC (Thu) by dwheeler (guest, #1216)
Parent article: Hiding open ports with shimmer

So if I'm an attacker, I just forge lots of different requests from different source IP
addresses (on a network I can still view).  The server may "block" some, but that won't block
ME.


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Just forge the source addresses...

Posted Jan 18, 2008 16:58 UTC (Fri) by robbe (subscriber, #16131) [Link]

I guess shimmer requires a valid TCP handshake before blocking the other 
party. Anything else would be foolish, as you stated.


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