Routing is the process of moving packets across a network from one host to a another. It is usually performed by dedicated devices called routers.

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Does a WAN to LAN Route Conversion Through a Router Adds Security?

Use of a Router is the first solution for adding a security layer to any LAN with N machines, connected to the internet (through its firewall settings). My question is does the WAN to LAN conversion ...
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Does altering the routing table to my hub defeat the purpose of a VPN?

I am running a VPN on my server with openvpn. When running openvpn I have a shell script that runs afterwards: ip rule add from 192.168.0.19 table 128 ip route add table 128 to 192.168.0.0/24 dev ...
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Routing Protocol Encryption

As far as I know 'newer' versions of routing protocols support authentication between routers. What about encryption and integrity checks? Some implementations like this one from Cisco use MD5, which ...
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SDN Security - why not attack the controller itself?

I have been looking into SDN (Software Defined Networking) and one advantage of using this is to be able to redirect traffic to stop DDoS attacks. The traffic is ultimately thrown away. My question ...
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How should I configure my Tor-dedicated firewall for optimum security?

I'm setting up a Tor-based isolating proxy using the 'Anonymizing Middlebox' iptables rules specified here: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TransparentProxy i.e. iptables -t nat -...
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Proxy via pfSense and exclusions for DNS

I have posted this to NetworkEngineering.SE, as that seems the more suitable audience for this question. I will leave this question open here but am happy to see it closed. I just did not want to ...
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Sending Probe Request Frames | Receving Probe Response — Scapy

OBJECTIVE Send probe request frame subtype=4 and receive probe response subtype=5 with Scapy Ultimate goal is to detect access points nearby via Scapy ( not by sniffing beacon frames ) The object ...
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Variant of OSX.pirrit

Today while working with a customer, Someone came in with a peculiar problem. They could only access websites through https, and nothing through http. I tried the regular gauntlet of fixes for network ...
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Gargoyle (OpenWRT) firewall routing for VPN

At present I have Gargoyle setup on my WNDR3700 to connection to a VPN provider in order to provide a little privacy. However this prevents me from connecting remotely to my home network. Previously I ...
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I can't get the honeyd to run in loopback interface

I've been working on honeyd for two day and am struggling with it. What I'd like to do is that I'd want to run it on my own localhost (i.e. loopback interface). But I'm keep getting the following ...