[Snort-users] DNS, portscan, & laptops

Andrew Daviel andrew at ...523...
Mon Jun 18 16:54:19 EDT 2001


On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, Andrew Daviel wrote:

> Then someone brings a laptop onsite, forgets to reconfigure the
> DNS from their home ISP, and does a lot of surfing. Result, 2 automated
> complaints sent to their ISP.

Not quite. The laptop was using DHCP, so would normally negotiate a
lease on boot and get the correct settings. Howerver, it was put in
hibernate mode, brought onsite, then came back to life with the old
settings.

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Andrew Daviel, TRIUMF, Canada
Tel. +1 (604) 222-7376
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