[funsec] Naughty Comcast

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Fri Oct 19 11:52:03 CDT 2007


* Blue Boar:

> I took that to mean they were injecting RST packets, ala the great
> Firewall of China.

RST packets do not work that well to reduce bandwidth consumption
because the client immediately tries to establish a new connection
(maybe to a different host, but still).  You need to do something that
stalls the connection by confusing the TCP at one end.


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