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Re: Static IP addresses for Dial-up

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Tue Jan 30 08:58:05 1996

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At 07:50 PM 1/30/96 +1100, Robert Elz wrote:

>I also know that there are attacks that can be made without
>requiring return packets at all - those I have to deal with
>in other ways (smart card password schemes most certainly
>aren't it) regardless of what kind of address (statically
>assigned, or dynamically assigned) my brother gets.

Yes, I understand completely. 

Actually, we could go back and forth like this forever, punching
holes in secure access control methods.  

Let's just agree that without strong end-to-end encryption, its
all swiss cheese.  :-)

- paul