On Thu, 11 Jan 1996, Brain21 wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 1996, Ng Pheng Siong wrote:
> > Shimomura had almost complete packet traces of the break-in, which
> > allowed him to reconstruct the attack.
False! Mitnick hid his tracks farr too well to be traced in any fashoin
via logs. All tracks pointed to places far far away, almost to the point
of appearing to come from never-never land...
Took electronic eavsdropping and the tracing of compromised phone
switches to locate mitnick to N.C alone...
> > It was a trap.
> Personally I can not conclude that from what you have stated. I would
> hope that he would be logging stuff as a matter of course. How did he
> KNOW that Mitnick or any one was going to attack his machine
> specifically? If it were done "to see what happens" then maybe I could
> buy it, but if it were "a trap for Mitnick" he would have to be psychic
> as well.
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