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Fri Sep 22 14:31:17 IST 2000
> What do you mean exactly, Brian ? Tcpdump (and similar programs) of course
> allows its user to see anything passing by on a net (which is why nothing
> confidential should go on any net unenecrypted). Tcpdump can only be run by
> root, so if you can't trust yourself . . . .
> Interesting thought - tcpdump is on the BBC - access to a workstation, 5
> minutes, and you're viewing everything on a company's LAN :-). I'm not
> familiar with what's out there but I'm sure there are tcpdump type programs
> available for Windows also. Thankfully for corporate security, this becomes
> much less of an issue (none at all ?) on a switched LAN.
unless a MAC address is spoofed...
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