[ipv6hackers] IPv6 scanning (was Re: Help wanted: Nmap IPv6 OSDetection)

John Morrison john.morrison101 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 18:37:41 CEST 2011


List,

Security through obscurity is rarely a good idea. Personally I would
rather have a logical and easy to use network addressing scheme and
rely on other network security techniques than hope nobody guesses
what addresses I use.

ACLs, firewalls, IDS/IPS, VLANs, are all useful.

John


On 28 September 2011 12:54, Mathew Newton
<ipv6hackerslist at newtonnet.co.uk> wrote:
> If I ever put my IPv6-enabled cat feeder to market I should probably
> rethink the current use of the novelty address ...::feed or else it could
> easily end up being an easy-to-find target!
>
> Mathew
>
> On Wed, September 28, 2011 06:46 am, Owen DeLong wrote:
>
>> Eric, you forgot
>> ...:dead:beef:cafe:babe
>>
>> I'm sure there are also others.
>>
>> Owen
>>
>> On Sep 27, 2011, at 7:00 PM, Joe Klein wrote:
>>
>> > Eric,
>> >
>> > You forgot ::0, ::DEAD:BEEF, ::1337 or 1EE7:A0R (an upgrade from the
>> > IPv4 1337 'elite hacker'). Then there is the english and
>> none english
>> > dictionary attacks via the 'easy to remember' IPv6 addresses!
>> >
>
>
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