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Re: The best hacker ever !
From: Gregory Boyce <gboyce () badbelly com>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 12:06:39 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 2 May 2005, Zuxy Haiduc wrote:

While most people know better than attacking 127.0.0.1, it's important
to note that in some operating systems (Windows, and a few others, but
normally not *nix), anything in 127.* is loopback.

Its a lot easier to trick someone into attacking, say, 127.36.120.67,
than 127.0.0.1.

Just a thought.

127.36.120.67 works under Linux as well (tested on Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat and Gentoo with 2.2-2.6 kernels).

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