[Snort-users] http_decode questions
bob at ...1100...
Sun Jan 7 01:45:18 EST 2001
On Sun, 7 Jan 2001 01:10:48 -0500, Joe Stewart opined:
> I think it's related to use of Netscape Communicator. I've observed that the
> mailer in its default settings loads a page from the Netscape portal on
Or, if one enjoys listening to the country music channel on 'Netscape
Radio' using one's copy of Communicator much the same result will
Apparently surfing to any of the Netscape 'portal' pages will produce
I have two Linux machines with Netscape on them. The one right next to
the obsd box that is running a tail of my snort alert file has however
no sound card, so I use one on the other side of the room to listen to
music while puttering with things computerish. With my back to first
one, and then the other, I never connected the two events.
> I have no idea why AOL/Netscape needs to urlencode binary data, but there it is.
My father used to urge me to not look into some things too deeply. <g>
(It would be interesting to know what if any purpose they put this
Esmond, R.I., USA
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