attacks on MPLS?

Florian Weimer fw at
Fri Apr 10 06:04:52 CDT 2009

* Christopher Morrow:

> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 12:56 PM, Steven M. Bellovin <smb at> wrote:
> This is different from ATM or FRAME or Private lines how? In the end,
> MPLS is just a transport layer for the private network, if you don't
> secure your data over a transport, shocker, people can see it!!!

People generally believe that MPLS VPNs are encrypted because all VPNs
are encrypted in their world. 8-/

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