[linux-elitists] Obfuscated TCP

Tony Godshall togo@of.net
Fri Jul 18 17:04:15 PDT 2008


Very cool.

Thanks for posting this.

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org> wrote:
> Anyone following the "Obfuscated TCP" kernel patch
> set and userspace library?
>  http://code.google.com/p/obstcp/
> Fast opportunistic crypto at the TCP level.
>
> Looks like a useful way to make it difficult for
> ISPs to use services such as Phorm and NebuAd to
> collect user tracking data and ad revenue -- so
> webmasters should be all over it.  And, of course,
> it's protection against forged RST attacks.
>
> Doesn't work if the attacker is willing to spend
> more and do an MITM attack, though.
>
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