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An application proxy (or more commonly called application level gateway) is a firewall at the application level. A packet filter is a firewall at the packet level. This mean with a packet filter you are not able to filter web traffic for malware since it has no understanding of the applications protocols of the web (i.e. HTTP). An application level gateway ...


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As far I understand this, application proxies would need to be running on the server as applications, i.e. consuming memory and CPU. Meanwhile, packet filtering takes place at network level, i.e. before it even gets on to the server in the first place. That's going to be less computationally expensive, so a packet filter would allow greater throughput if ...


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I know a few like: Pwn Pro Secpoint Penetrator But I don't know the exact generic name of those devices and I don't think there is one.


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There is an easy and better way just log on to router's administrative panel (usually 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1) log in with the administrative username and password (usually admin admin) look for a tab named or starting with or containing Interface, go to Local Area Network or LAN from there and you'll see a DHCP Clients Table. This table identifies ...


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You can't, as there are too many addresses to scan for. Typically a residential ISP will assign a /64 subnet per customer, which means there are 18446744073709551616 possible addresses behind that router. That is a lot of IPs to scan. Also, the fact that IPv6 addresses are publicly routable doesn't mean the router can't get in the way and firewall off your ...


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A lot of home networking "helper" apps, for network printers, network webcams, etc. will continuously scan the local network looking for devices. Some network appliances will too, like NAS devices, for similar reasons (looking for local printers). Is the device doing the scanning a Windows PC with a bunch of typical desktop apps installed? That would be ...



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