[BlueOnyx:01839] Re: Second Server Hacked

Mark E. Levy mlevy at etaent.com
Mon Jul 27 08:39:17 PET 2009


It the olden days of hubs, this was indeed a real danger. However, unless the perp also has administrative access to the switch and can set up a monitor port (assuming that the switch has that capability, AND the BQ/BO server is on the same switch), merely plugging in a sniffer to an open port will only net them broadcast packets.

M Levy
ETA

-----Original Message-----
From: blueonyx-bounces at blueonyx.it [mailto:blueonyx-bounces at blueonyx.it] On Behalf Of Stephanie Sullivan
Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 8:27 AM
To: 'BlueOnyx General Mailing List'
Subject: [BlueOnyx:01838] Re: Second Server Hacked



I'd like to add a #5 to Michael mighty four:
... This could also happen with a
lan sniffer on a system in your office, but I'd think that would be much
less likely.

	Thanks,
		-Stephanie






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