[rescue] A Question about Snap Servers

Steve Sandau ssandau at gwi.net
Tue Aug 3 21:54:12 CDT 2004

>>>snoop - v? (or is it -a) to "hear" the network activity...
>>-a, and as the man page says: "Listen to  packets  on  /dev/audio 
>>(warning: can  be noisy)." It's... ahhhh... interesting.
> Well, sure, but I was able to notice patterns, which caused me to find out someone was trying to hack into my box scanning ports (it went "bzzzt, pause, bzzzt, pause, bzzzt, pause..." for a long time. ;^)

Pretty cool. That is just the kind of thing I thought would be helpful. 
I didn't realize it might be so easy to do that.


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