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Detects connection attempts

'pkdump' detects TCP and UDP port scans and connection attempts from foreign hosts over the Internet. The program detects: TCP connect , TCP syn , TCP fin , TCP xmas, TCP ack, TCP null(no flags), UDP port (connect) and UDP null (0 bytes, UDP packets lengt ), and whether the IP packet are fragmented or not. The program should be executed from a separate empty directory to an alternate screen. It sends program output through a general file that contains all IP packets received during the transmission; has the files that are progressively updated as the files checks for probable hacking that contains the IP packet and the data of probable scanning; and displays the IP packet and the data of scanning on the screen.



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Janet Casey

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11 July 2003

Leaders and contributors

Fabio Salvucci Maintainer

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