West Henrietta, NY
reply to neftv
Re: correlation between the WAN MTU and security for the LAN. Personally, I'd mitigate Ping of Death attacks by upgrading to an OS that has had a security update sometime in the past 15 or so years.
If you're trying to protect yourself from some type of flood attack, I can't think of a way that making your gear use smaller (translation: more) packets is going to help you either.