Is NAT can provide some kind of protection?

Douglas Otis dotis at mail-abuse.org
Fri Jan 14 16:52:09 CST 2011


On 1/14/11 11:49 AM, Jack Bates wrote:
> On 1/14/2011 1:43 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> Ah, but, the point here is that NAT actually serves as an enabling
>> technology for part of the attack he is describing. Another example
>> where NAT can and is a security negative. The fact that you refuse
>> to acknowledge these is exactly what you were accusing me of
>> doing in my previous emails.
>
> Explain how it acts as an enabler.
Consider the impact the typical NAT or "firewall" has on DNS.

-Doug




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