ARP-spoofing defense

Corey Edwards tensai at
Fri Mar 16 15:34:33 MDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 15:27 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:
> I _know_ I lack the paranoia. I mean seriously, unless you are a secret
> agent nobody is sitting outside your home (in the case of wireless) or
> tapped into your network poised to do an ARP spoof. 
> Security is important, but not important enough to go nuts over. Today I
> walked around the corner to the microwave for ten seconds without
> closing my office door. Nobody came and stole my chalk and erasers.
> Everypeople aren't as malicious as all that.
> If you deal with sensitive data, protect it. Take basic security
> measures so that you are not the low-hanging fruit (this goes equally
> well for real life as cyber life). Live a life without worry.

And *that* is when Hans swoops in and steals your red Swingline stapler.
Oh no, not me baby. You go peddle your anti-paranoia somewhere else. Me
and my tin foil helmet are quite content, thank you.


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