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LinuxNewbie.org: Getting Past Carnivore?

Sep 21, 2000, 07:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Sensei for this link. ]

"While this may be no new news to anyone here are some thoughts on circumventing security modules such as Carnivore. Based on the gathered information related to Carnivore copies mail in order to filter it based on human programmed input."

"With this in mind it should be easy to circumvent this with simple little tweaks in order to send that "threat" you've been thinking about, or any other irrelevant e-mail you've been paranoid to send down the wires."

"Due to the fact Carnivore is ISP based from what I read, this does not apply to using a re-mailer from whatever address your sending the e-mail from nor does it apply to sending spoofed e-mails since after all, it is only monitoring your account on your ISP or wherever else this server is capturing e-mail from."

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