FBI Carnivore????

Discussion in 'Port Explorer' started by Priavate Pete C. Ports, May 26, 2003.

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  1. Anyway Port Explorer (or TDS) can detect traces or clues of the FBI infamous CARNIVOREo_O If so, what would be the clues? Is it possible for CARNIWHORE (Chuckle) to spread other trojans into your system undetected? Just a thought...
     
  2. Jooske

    Jooske Registered Member

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    Detected, sniped out, spied on, deleted, blocked, options to communicate with and change all packets, all within the laws of the country where you reside of course.
    Of course beside TDS/WG/PE it's imperative to have the AutostartViewer and APM and the coming AutostartGuard to avoid changes in your registry (the followup for RegProt) , encryption tools .. check back on the site and forums frequently for new joys.
    And dont forget the spyware scanners!
     
  3. Patrice

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    Hi Private Pete C. Ports,

    Carnivore isn't such powerful as often believed. If you are interested into the details check out these reports:

    http://www.epic.org/privacy/carnivore/

    They were able to test it thoroughly, actually very interesting reports.

    Best regards,

    Patrice
     
  4. Jason_DiamondCS

    Jason_DiamondCS Former DCS Moderator

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    Since these sorts of filtering programs are run at your ISP there is no way to tell if such a filtering system is installed unless it actually FILTERS data out that you can test for. I would guess also that in some cases (or some laws) that the data would actually need to reach your PC for whatever your doing to be illegal (apparently the reason they have the program there), hence they wouldn't want to filter out the data, but this is just some speculation.

    -Jason-
     
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