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From: Jon Gustafson <jongust66@...>
Subject: Re: SSH probes
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 17:18:57 -0800 (PST)
Who gives a shit if a script kiddie gets his box
rebooted for doing something he shouldnt be doing in
the first place. This looks like an active defense,
and I would definitely like to see the results if you
finish your project brian!

--- ascii <ascii@...> wrote:

> Brian Micek wrote:
> > Please lets forget about this thread because its
> going nowhere and once 
> > again, I apologize about all this spam.
> yeah, i love BOFH : ) but the argue about cpu and
> bandwith waste is real
> don't care who say you can't send random data on
> request, we are free to
> reply what we want on a request (also some ascii
> p*rn is a good idea)
> if you are using tcpd consider to do something like
> catting some random
> data to a file and then stream the file (no disk i/o
> since linux has
> caching, low cpu usage)
> remember also you are sending some of your precious
> *true* random data
> to the bad guy (i'm not able to exploit or predict
> the next random bit
> but i heard somebody on the globe is able to.. so be
> paranoid :P )
> also the client will break the tcp stream on X null
> chars or something
> like that so use a file and close the connection at
> some poit is good
> to prevent bandwith waste (don't let the client
> decide)
> an other thing to consider is ip spoofing, but who
> cares : )
> just my 901 bytes opinion..
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