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Frodo

join:2006-05-05
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Localhost ?

nslookup 113.187.0.209

Saw this one pumping traffic as a Skype connection.


ashrc4
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join:2009-02-06
australia
Why does a trace route end in Germany but who is see's it as Hanoi using cqcounter?


ashrc4
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join:2009-02-06
australia
said by ashrc4:

Why does a trace route end in Germany but who is see's it as Hanoi using cqcounter?

That or it bounces back to U.S.


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Lagz
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join:2000-09-03
The Rock
reply to Frodo
»network-tools.com/default.asp?pr ··· 87.0.209

Frodo

join:2006-05-05
kudos:1
reply to Frodo
The thing that struck me on this IP address is that it is resolving to "localhost", a name generally reserved for the loopback address 127.0.0.1. I tried a couple other 113.187.0 addresses and they are resolving to localhost.

HELLFIRE
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join:2009-11-25
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reply to Frodo
113.187.0.0/20 is allocated to APNIC (which is why I trust geo-IP about as far as I can kick it).

Here's what APNIC returned :


Unless you had a call going to Vietnam at the time, sounds like something screwy going on.

Regards