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Re: update

  • From: Patrick W. Gilmore
  • Date: Wed Sep 27 15:40:56 2000

At 12:36 AM 9/27/2000 -0400, John Fraizer wrote:

>I do understand where you may draw that conclusion however.  Testing
>for the presence of gas (smurf amplifiers) with a sniffer (single ICMP
>echo-request scan) is NOT the same as simply throwing a match at the gas
>main (waiting for an attack).
>So, the simple answer to your question is no.

Especially since the source address is not spoofed.

>John Fraizer