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SubjectRe: module question
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"Shipman, Jeffrey E" <jeshipm@sandia.gov> writes:

> I have been assigned to a project where we are trying to fool
> OS footprinters into thinking the machine is running another
> OS. I was thinking I could write a module which registers
> a packet handler to modify the TCP/IP headers as necessary.
> I haven't really looked into this all much.

It's probably impossible to fool advanced tools like http://www.icir.org/tbit/
unless you change some fundamental algorithms in linux TCP (like the
retransmit state machine) or replace it with another TCP.

-Andi
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