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Bugtraq archives for 2nd quarter (Apr-Jun) 1995: Re: Detecting a sniffer

Re: Detecting a sniffer

Perry E. Metzger (perryimsi.com)
Tue, 02 May 1995 09:39:22 -0400

Julian Assange says:
> > 
> > On Mon, 1 May 1995, Bennett Todd wrote:
> > 
> > > You can't "detect a sniffer" from looking at the net; [...]
> > 
> > Not even with a Time Domain Reflectometer?
> Probably easier to just look at the wire, dodn't you think?

You can't always look at the whole wire. Try it on a real network with
3,000 machines on three continents sometime.