Re: Compromised system - still ok?
> On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 10:52:50PM -0800, Alvin Oga wrote:
>> it's best when you can call the fbi (on the phone) and say, they're
>> back, trace um "NOW"
> Obviously you've never done this. Good luck finding someone who even
> knows what TCP/IP is, let alone sufficient knowledge to be able to track a
> cracker in real time with no warning.
> - Matt
And a cracker not connected to their systems, that is.
Seriously, what are they to trace ? Where the IP is located ?
That's obviously something you can do yourself.
And then you'd still need to file a complaint to have someone get in touch
with the ISP/organization.
This takes time.
And what if your cracker used an unprotected WiFi network, public library
or university computer, ... ?
Under capitalism, man exploits man.
Under communism, it's just the opposite.