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Re: Impersonating OS

from the secret journal of Alan KF LAU (akflau@itsd.gcn.gov.hk):
> I was wondering, is it possible to alter the fingerprint of my server so
> that all portscanners would think my server is running MAC/OS but not
> Linux?
> e.g. namp -sF <my host> -O
> I've been told it's possible, anyone would tell me how?

sure, just write a patch for the linux ip stack so it completely reproduces
every nuance of the macos networking layer. should be fun, since macos
doesn't use sockets.

Jacob Kuntz

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