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It's begun: 'First' IPv6 denial-of-service attack puts IT bods on notice

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That was IPv5. The devices hiding behind NAT are already well past a 2^48 bit sized address space - EUI-64 had to be introduced years back to extend MAC to 2^64 bit address space. Then there is 2^64 for network route information. Combining those we find ourselves back at the same size *and* layout of an IPv6 address.

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