[ipv6hackers] IPv6 security (slides and training)

Fred Bovy fred at fredbovy.com
Sat Nov 12 03:43:33 CET 2011

>On 11/11/2011 17:20, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> On Nov 11, 2011, at 3:19 PM, Doug Barton wrote:
>>> On 11/11/2011 15:15, Fred Bovy wrote:
>>>>>> The motivation to deploy IPv6 is, quite simply, the ability to
>>>>>> connected to the outside world. We are running out of IPv4
>>>>>> Simple math dictates that they are finite and that there are nowhere
>>>>>> near enough of them to meet growth demands of the internet on
>>>>>> a global scale.
>>>> Just like if you want to receive a TV program Colour HD, you need to
>>>> your old Black and White TV Set you loved so much because it was a
>>>> from your grand'pa and was still working good after 25 years !
>>> ... or, just get the free digital -> analog converter provided by the
>>> gummint.
>> Fair enough, but, that solution (like the v4 hacks proposed) will not
>>allow you
>> to watch that program in colour or in HD. It will provide a
>>significantly degraded
>> user experience.
>No, it will provide the same user experience that they know, are
>comfortable with, and satisfied with.
>>> I'm sorry to be so blunt, but the fact that you think this situation is
>>> in any way analogous to IPv6 vs IPv4 is a symptom of the exact lack of
>>> understanding of the fundamental issues that I was talking about.
>> Less so than you appear to think.
>The analogy is deeply flawed because for existing users there is nothing
>about IPv6 that makes IPv4 go away. And the tail for new users is going
>to be a lot longer than 2 years.

When there will be a critical mass of IPv6 connected peopleŠ

The IPv4 die hard will start to fell lonely if they cannot communicate or
in a degraded mode because they will have to use overloaded translators
which will be DoS attacked everyday by people having fun to create tons of
translation for the AFT boxŠ


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