[Dshield] Hiding IP's

Aaron Lewis aaron at adldatacomm.net
Mon Aug 22 03:18:48 GMT 2005


The first option sounds like me :)

<snip>
> just trying to confuse companies that track you around the 
> web (web bugs,
> anybody? ;) 
</snip>

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> Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
> Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 11:06 PM
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> Subject: Re: [Dshield] Hiding IP's
> 
> 
> On Sun, 21 Aug 2005 20:21:08 EDT, Aaron Lewis said:
> > My original thought was to mask my public IP address to 
> everything on the
> > net. Not really sure. Hadn't thought it through that far. I 
> guess you really
> > can be invisible to a web server and I don't do much Usenet 
> stuff so I guess
> > what I'm thinking is not so much security as anonymity. 
> Just trying to be
> > invisible, sort of as much as possible.
> 
> "as much as possible" depends on who you're trying to be 
> invisible from, and
> how many laws you're willing to break in doing it. It's one 
> thing if you're
> just trying to confuse companies that track you around the 
> web (web bugs,
> anybody? ;) - it's quite another if you're trying to fly 
> under the radar of
> multiple TLA's that are actively looking for you.
> 
> As a practical matter, the easiest way to confuse the 
> adversary at the current
> time would be to just go wardriving, and use a different open 
> access point
> each time you connect.  Consult competent legal assistance 
> *before* trying this. ;)
> 


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