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Re: European ISP enables IPv6 for all?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -- "Steven M. Bellovin" <[email protected]> wrote: [re: v6 mythos] >In a slightly more realistic vein, a huge address space makes life >harder for scanning worms. As Angelos Keromytis, Bill Cheswick, and I >have pointed out, "harder" is by no means equivalent to "impossible", >but the myth, new as it is, still propagates. And in fact, "threat propagation" in a v6 world may actually be worse than expected, and naiveté may actually contribute to a larger-scale attack, given the statistical possibility of potentially more victims. Address space size, and proximity, may well be red herrings in this discussion. $.02, - - ferg -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP Desktop 9.6.3 (Build 3017) wj8DBQFHZ2Gnq1pz9mNUZTMRAmLzAKCqRr4IkAbiXBsUUmH9kdeX1yaSkQCeOduE Dcyed9X7c3XpEC9L2SXvChI= =gHY7 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson Engineering Architecture for the Internet fergdawg(at)netzero.net ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/