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Can a machine(physical or virtual) accept and process UDP packets with a different IP address coming from a known device?

Before everything, thanks for reading the next question. I have script,(ipUDPspoof.rb), which is a client/server script in Ruby (you choose the parameter 1 to be server and 0 to be client, at ...
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How reliable are IP address-based firewall restrictions?

On some of my production systems that need to be accessible outside of the LAN I will sometimes add a firewall restriction at the edge to only permit traffic on, say, RDP from a specific origin IP ...
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MAC address spoofing - why doesn't this work?

So I'm in a new job, and they're pretty draconian about their network, hardware, and OS security. :-( I'm a web developer, but am forced to use IE7 for development simply because they don't want ...
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Are IP addresses “trivial to forge”?

I was reading through some of the notes on Google's new public DNS service: Performance Benefits Security Benefits I noticed under the security section this paragraph: Until a standard ...