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RE: Caching a sniffer
From: Fernando Gont <fernando () gont com ar>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 19:26:57 -0300

At 08:24 24/03/2004 -0800, Shawn Jackson wrote:

>If someone is running a sniffer on your switched network and has the
>to login to your switch, enable port mirroring, and sniff data, you
>much bigger problems than just having a rogue sniffer on the network.

Incorrect. A switch is basically a hub and router in one.

Routers work on layer 3, not layer 2.

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

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