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Re: All.Net's security testing service
From: chowes () helix net (Charles Howes)
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 1995 08:21:48 -0700 (PDT)


On Wed, 5 Apr 1995, Paul Ferguson wrote:

Does it work in the case of a user dialing in for PPP and then connecting
to all.net?
No. It uses reverse domain mapping (gethostbyaddr) to direct its
vulnerability testing.

If the user's PPP address is in the DNS with a name and a number, that
could easily be a 'Yes'.

--
Charles Howes -- chowes () helix net
 Always tell the truth, then you make it the other bloke's problem! 
 - Sean Connery, 1971   



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