Re: [Full-Disclosure] Viral infection via Serial Cable

Valdis.Kletnieks_at_vt.edu
Date: 09/01/04

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    To: Harlan Carvey <keydet89@yahoo.com>
    Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2004 15:32:47 -0400
    
    
    

    On Wed, 01 Sep 2004 10:06:43 PDT, Harlan Carvey said:
    >
    > > > You're right, but what does that have to do with
    > > an
    > > > RS-232 serial cable?
    > >
    > > What did you hook your modem to the computer with?
    >
    > Phone cord with an RJ-ll connector. Even back when I
    > did own a 300baud modem, installed in an Epson QX-10,
    > it was phone cable...not RS-232.

    Newbie. :)

    http://www.cs.unc.edu/Outreach/vr/computer_museum/acousticcoupler1.html

    And yes, you ran an RS232 between it and your DTE/DCE (as appropriate):

    http://williambader.com/museum/modem300/modem300.html

    
    

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