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RE: Yahoogroups and Carnivore

  • From: Benny Fischer
  • Date: Mon Sep 17 18:02:06 2001

After reading this FAQ I have a couple questions.

-If the box is running in eth promiscuous mode and using monitor mode
splitters how could it slow down any traffic.. it simply passes by the port
and is recreated?

-In the FAQ they claim there is no IP stack .. so how can it have ip based
filters to let in traffic .. or is this all done with custom software?

-I have not been asked ( yet ) to put one in place, can someone give a very
brief time line of events and where they were asked to put it on their

-I know this is redundant, but why even do it when PGP and SSH are so
readily available?

thanks for any input

Benny Fischer
Chief Technical Officer
Infinet Internet Services
[email protected]

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of
> John Hasty
> Sent: Monday, September 17, 2001 1:48 PM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: Yahoogroups and Carnivore
> Here is a very good and through FAQ about Carnivore
> --
> John Hasty
> Network Operations Supervisor
> HiWAAY Information Services
> [email protected]