Project Crenum: Real Remote Sniffer Detection Research Report

Thursday, 30 January 2003, 10:53 AM EST

Project Crenum is a project targeted towards Remote Sniffer Detection using commonly available network tools, but with the optimism of creating a useful tool to take the guess work out of this manual method of remote sniffer detection.

Not all host/networks are created equal. And it is almost remotely impossible
to determine whether or not a specific host is facing a large traffic load at any given portion of the day. So, in short large network loads can have almost horrific effect on RTT's.

And so it is left to the users discretion to determine whether the responses from any given host warrants the assumption that it a host is in a promiscuous state.

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