[Dshield] Info

Neil Richardson pc_freak at cats.ucsc.edu
Mon Nov 19 15:37:54 GMT 2001


At 12:49 AM 11/19/2001, you wrote:
>I receive this on http server:
>
>GET / HTTP/1.1
>User-Agent: %B8%F8%0B%08  <-- binary in log!!
>Host: xxx.it
>Pragma: no-cache
>Accept: image/gif, image/x-xbitmap, image/jpeg, image/pjpeg, */*
>
>
>Look User agent:  %B8%F8%0B%08  <----- ????
>
>
>Any ideas?


If your question is "Why is the User Agent in binary?", then it may be that 
the person is using a proxy and has set it to change the browser name when 
it connects.  (JunkBuster allows you to set the user agent to whatever you 
want, for example.)


-Neil R.
-- 
Supreme Lord High Commander and Keeper of the Holy Potato
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