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Re: Re[2]: sniffers
From: dan () pasteur fr (Daniel Azuelos)
Date: Tue, 2 May 1995 10:06:48 +0200 (MET DST)


Nayfield, Rod wrote:

| Right.  There is no way.  one of smb's papers (and the book) mention using a 
| sniffer with transmit leads cut.  
| 
| The best protection would be to use switches instead of hubs... even  a 
| multi-port bridge for thinnet is a good idea when you use it to seperate 
| workgroups.
| 
| rod

Right, no way to detect a sniffer with no transmit lead. But many
funny way to kill it. All you need is 2 machines faster than the
potential sniffer.

-- 
dan                 «If looks could kill, they probably will, ....»



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