confusing packet data

Jim Popovitch yahoo at jimpop.com
Mon Sep 15 20:34:27 CDT 2008


This is something has been bugging me lately.... Etherape is a Linux
tool that graphs packets arriving at your host, and shows paths of
connectivity.   I captured the graphs, at the URL below, from my Linux
laptop connected to a Linksys wifi router that is hooked to a Comcast
cable modem.   Why is it that I can see packet data from IPs all over
the place?

http://picasaweb.google.com/jimpop/Public#

Any insight is much appreciated.

-Jim P.




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