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How can Alice ping and authenticate Bob without any of them sharing their public keyes beforehand

Both hosts have just their public and private key pair (but they do not have the other party’s public key). Bob should be authenticated Assume that the two hosts share clocks that are synced, i.e ...
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Why is ping special: why do "unprivileged pings" have to be enabled?

Rootless podman, by proxy of the Linux Kernel, has restrictions against ping, It is most likely necessary to enable unprivileged pings on the host. Why do unprivileged pings need to be enabled? And ...
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What other than ping tools might be suitable for overwhelming a server that has disabled its functionality of being pinged? [closed]

The following code: #!/usr/bin/bash TARGETS=("nalog.gov.ru" "www.nalog.gov.ru" "customs.gov.ru" "www.customs.gov.ru" "ffs.ru" "www.ffs.ru" ...
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Subdomains resolving to bogon IPs

During experimentation with the gobuster tool, and trying to find the subdomains matches of a domain (let's call that testdomain.com), I got some strange results and I explain. The command used was $ ...
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difference between icmp ping scan and normal ping scan

I'm learning to use nmap on my kali linux and was testing out the various types of scans available in it. -sn is for ping scan which basically prevents nmap from scanning all the ports (and probably ...
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Security Risks Of Letting Users Send Pings On System

Through a chatbot I am developing, users will have the ability to ping servers. The command is .ping <IP/Domain> <other criteria> and this will be passed to python which will use ...
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What security benefit is there in 2020 to block outbound Ping [duplicate]

I've researched this and found the following on StackExchange and ServerFault, but they're very old. https://serverfault.com/questions/55889/why-block-outbound-icmp Is it a bad idea for a firewall ...
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Why are some Bluetooth devices susceptible to ping floods and some are not?

Just for fun, I've ping flooded my bluetooth speaker at home using l2ping on Linux and I was unable to connect to it as the pinging continued. I've tried flooding my phone and it seems to have ...
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How to do a privileges escalation with ping?

I am trying to achieve a privilege escalation. I have a virtual machine on Linux and I escaped from an rbash terminal. I have now a "normal" user terminal. My user is not in the sudoers file. Is it ...
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Why is 0.0.0 an associate of 0.0.0.0? [closed]

When i redirected a single webpage to an address http://0.0.0, i also found that 0.0.0 is an alias of the network address, but since it is only 3 bytes, this seems to be strange. Why would chrome and ...
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Is router pinging local hosts normal functionality? [closed]

Do router's normally use the ping command to discover local hosts? I ask because while I was at work my firewall on my personal laptop blocked two pings (among other things) and it said they came from ...
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In what situations should a node ping/not ping?

I was recently looking at a network in which the client-machines could access a webservice endpoint but could not ping it. And there are other machines that can ping the webservice endpoint, but which ...
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How to identify a Ping of Death attack by analyzing its packet in Wireshark? [closed]

I've tried researching it for a long while, but came out dry.
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can ping the server but not able to access [closed]

i am able to ping the server machine named "tallyserver" which is windows server 2003 machine configured with automatically IP address setting but when i am going to Network, sometimes it shows the ...
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Hping3 doesn't work?

I was trying to perform a SYN flood attack, and I was using hping3. This is how the command looks like : sudo hping3 -S -a 192.168.100.88 --flood -p 80 192.168.100.15 Where 192.168.100.88 is a non-...
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Reply from “nsa.gov” while pinging “gen.lib.rus.ec”

Running ping gen.lib.rus.ec (a Library Genesis server) returns this output: PING gen.lib.rus.ec (91.200.14.96) 56(84) bytes of data 64 bytes from nsa.gov (91.200.14.96): icmp_seq=1 ttl=57 time=69.1 ...
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Nessus Target Availability

I need to write a script (I am not asking for script !) in order to verify if target Servers are available (Up or Down) for Nessus scan or not. The problem is that, sometimes even if ping does not ...
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Preventing Ping Response for Linux on LAN [closed]

Preventing Ping Response for Linux on LAN I read that Windows automatically blocks ping request to find the OS on a LAN for security reasons. If you were to do a ping scan with Nmap, any recent (...
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I can't execute commands through proxychains

I am trying to execute a ping throught proxychains, after create SSH tunnel, but the response of the petition is Destination Host Unreachable. Concretly, I want to do a lab about pivoting. The ...
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Is ping of death attack specific to ICMP or could it also happen with other transport protocols?

A Ping of Death attack is a denial-of-service (DoS) attack, in which the attacker aims to disrupt a targeted machine by sending a packet larger than the maximum allowable size, causing the target ...
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Ping Blocking: How to do? How to break?

I can access each page of a site through the browser (firefox). I can also see the ip and port address in firebug, but when I open cmd->ping site ->it says "request timeout". I also ...
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