[LINK] All your internets are belong to us

Birch, Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Tue Nov 23 09:41:16 AEDT 2010

Crispin Harris wrote:

> The 20% figure I quoted on the podcast was a flipant one - as you may
well appreciate.

Am I missing something here?  Isn't there another big problem with the
x% figures - unless there is a machine set up at the target ip address -
i.e. one that should be at the Pentagon, Citibank HQ, etc - to do the
receiving side, and, an appropriate receiving side of the protocol
running at the counterfeited ip address, then won't packets be ditched
by a router?  Setting up such a collection system would be such a
massive effort.  BGP routes, but it doesn't do the actual data receive.
Is there any evidence of fake servers set up to actually collect
communications?  Eg, mail apparently received that went the wrong way?

- Jim


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