Re: XP then Linux
My IP changes every time. The security leaks are programmed into IE
and probably most of the other major ISP packages. So the corps and the
gov can keep track.
The solution is Linux and knowledge, and I'm working on both.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Jenks" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2002 3:05 PM
Subject: Re: XP then Linux
> At 03:05 PM 2/10/02, Bruce Burhans wrote:
> > > This might not be a cookie thing. (I presume that "max security"
> > > means that cookies are disabled...) If you have a static, or
> > > never-changing-dhcp IP address, they _might_ me matching name to
> > > IP address.
> > >
> > > What happens when u go in thru a linux browser?
> > >
> > Don't have Linux yet. But my IP is dynamic, and there were no
> >cookies in any of the 5 folders that XP hides them in, and there
> >none inserted, even temporarily, during my visit.
> Might want to check to see if your browser has the identification
> filled in under properties. As for the dynamic IP, I've reset my modem
> router several times over the last few days, and I'm still using the
> address. Sometimes your dhcp server will keep giving you the same ip
> address based on your mac. (We had that problem at my last job as well
> the NT admin was given the task of adding dhcp to his server, and our
> laptops kept getting the same ip address every time, even if no one
> was on the network at times. If a new box came on, and then one of our
> Linux boxes joined, the newest pc would get dropped if he had one of
> addresses. Looking into this, it turned out the NT box that showed
> ip addresses belonging to us until they expired).
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