On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 12:30:02PM -0500, Decibel! wrote:
> Is it easy to spoof where an incoming connection request is coming from?
> Is there something else that makes ident on insecure?

It shouldn't be easy.  Ident uses TCP, which is rather harder to
spoof.  If someone can originate spoofed TCP packets from,
you gots bigger problems than them being able to lie about the
identity of a user.


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However important originality may be in some fields, restraint and 
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great many others.   --Alain de Botton

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