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The UK's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure has completed a study on the TCP protocol that underpins intenet communications. The study is billed as the first comprehensive security assessment of the core protocol, but would actually better be described as a road map of where we are and a jumping-off point for …


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a summary would be useful

This appears to be a useful document, but at 130 pages it would have been nice to have a bit of a summary of the major concerns.

Looks like I have some reading for the day...

Paris Hilton

There's nice boyo...

"many protocol specifications focus only on the operational aspects of the protocols they specify"

there's useful now, I guess that comes from the cult handbook "Dianetics" or the other one "The Science of the Bleeding Obvious, How to Camouflage Yourself and be a Government Minister in Half an Easy Lesson".

If only I could post the LOLCat - "Cannot brain today - I have the dumb"

Paris - cos her pussy could be rather, not again

Jobs Horns

aye aye amos breardley

so basically the whole tcp/ip stack needs "standardising"

too many patches at vendor level.

well duh

ive been saying this for years ;)

amos breardley cos he was in emmerdale

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