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The first SYN is a state of the connection, although it's not established yet between the two parties. If the firewall doesn't keep track of that, how would it be able to say that the SYN-ACK and ACK are part of the same connection? More importantly, how would it be able to treat unsuspected, potentially fabricated SYN-ACK or ACK? It certainly shouldn't ...


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I believe the key is what open ports are on the home router. If a person just has a router and no servers or DMZ behind that router, the router should just ignore and log the request. However, I can't really say what ports are open by default on anyone's router. You could do a port scan, but unless you have a really good router where you have 100% control ...


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