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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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  1. Bear

    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...

  2. Chris Simmons
    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

  3. Anonymous Coward
    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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