socketServer questions

Paul Rubin http
Sat Oct 8 00:07:17 CEST 2005


rbt <rbt at athop1.ath.vt.edu> writes:
> The server just logs data, nothing else. It's not private or important
> data... just sys admin type stuff (ip, mac addy, etc.). I just don't
> want some script kiddie discovering it and trying to 'hack' it. By doing
> so, they'd fill the log up with crap. So, If the data doesn't contain x,
> y, and z and if the data is too big or too small, I record it to a
> 'tamper' log and tell the leet hacker to 'go away'. 

Well, rather than this x,y,z stuff, it's best to do it properly and
authenticate the records with the hmac module.  



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