An Evening with Berferd

An Evening with Berferd

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Getting hacked is seldom a pleasant experience. It's no fun to learn that undetectable portions of your host have been invaded and that the system has several new volunteer system administrators.

But in our case, a solid and reliable gateway can provide a reassuring backdrop for managing a hacker.

Bill Cheswick, Steve Bellovin, Diana D'Angelo, and Paul Glick toyed with a volunteer. Cheswick relates the story.

As in all hacker stories, we look at the logs...