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Re: Caching a sniffer
From: ksaenz () spinaweb com au
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 23:39:18 +1100

If you have a decent network switch in your environment
you can disable all it's port to allow promiscuous mode
across the network.



How can i know if there a sniffer running in my network?

On possibility is run ifconfig and see if the network interface is in 
promiscuous mode.

OTOH, there are several techniques for detecting sniffers remotely. The 
guys from atstake.com had a program that can be used for that.

Note, however, that's a heuristic detection.

For the "theory" behind these programs, use Google, there are many papers 
on this subject.


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Fernando Gont
e-mail: fernando () gont com ar || fgont () acm org



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