[jcifs] Potentially very useful link.
fantom2000 at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 18 21:10:06 GMT 2004
See MAC flooding. Basically it turns into a hub.
--- Michael B Allen <mba2000 at ioplex.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jun 2004 09:46:53 -0500
> "Christopher R. Hertel" <crh at ubiqx.mn.org> wrote:
> > This came across samba-technical today, passed
> along by Volker from J.B.
> > Marchand (who helped me with some fine points in
> my book).
> > http://www.pluralsight.com/keith/book/
> Item 3 on Information Disclosure reads:
> "For example, someone running a promiscuous network
> sniffer such as
> NETMON.EXE can sniff all the Ethernet frames on a
> subnet. And don't try to
> convince yourself that a switch can prevent this!"
> Would anyone happen to know why a switch does not
> prevent sniffing frames on
> a subnet? I thought it did.
> Greedo shoots first? Not in my Star Wars.
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