[OpenWrt-Devel] OpenWRT IPv6 firewall

David Lang david at lang.hm
Sun Jul 20 18:50:24 EDT 2014

On Sat, 19 Jul 2014, Gert Doering wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 04:08:02PM -0700, David Lang wrote:
>> go do a tcpdump of your WAN interface some time, look at all the
>> attacks that are going on there (especially with an ISP that's not
>> blocking it for you)
> I'm well aware of all the bullshit that is knocking on my doors all
> day.  Point is, firewalls on the *routers* are not goint to help the
> laptop that moves around, attaches to a Wifi Hotspot, is hacked there,
> gets moved back behind your firewall, and starts hacking others from
> there.  And it doesn't help the desktop PC that neglected to do any
> updates, gets infected by flash/pdf/word exploit, and starts scanning
> your network, behind the firewall.

The problem here isn't with laptops, it's with TVs, light Bulbs, Thermostats, 
digital picture frames, etc.

These are the types of devices that I'm worried about protecting.

David Lang
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