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RE: Caching a sniffer
From: "Motiwala, Yusuf" <motiwala () ti com>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 16:44:00 +0530

TDR will not work if someone running Sniffer on existing network port.
Isn't?

Yusuf


-----Original Message-----
From: full-disclosure-admin () lists netsys com [mailto:full-disclosure-
admin () lists netsys com] On Behalf Of Dave Horsfall
Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2004 8:22 AM
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Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Caching a sniffer

On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Patricio Bruna V. wrote:

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

When you wake up one day to find that you're 0wn3d :-)

Seriously, about the only way I can think of to detect a sniffer with
its transmit leads cut is with a Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR) and
look for an unexplained impedance bump.

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Dave Horsfall  DTM  VK2KFU                         Loyal Unix user since
1975
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