Steve Gibson invents broken SYNcookies
By Thomas C Greene in Washington
Posted: 25/02/2002 at 14:33 GMT

He dares to call it "GENESIS " (Gibson's ENcryption-Enhanced Spoofing
Immunity System). He dares to call it "Beautiful and Perfect." It's the
product of "Three Key Innovations" for which he takes credit and which
culminate in an "Encrypted Token," which is another way of saying a
"SYNcookie", a quite useful thing developed by Dan Bernstein and Eric
Schenk back in 1996.

He dares to claim "immunity" from SYN floods. Only Steve Gibson's lame
knockoff is dangerously broken.


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