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Re: Still logged on after AIM logoff
If it is AIM, you can type "1" when that message appears to force
logoff people in other connection.
2005/8/4, Harry Hoffman <hhoffman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Yep, it happens quite frequently to me. I haven't been able to investigate
> yet so I don't IM thru tor right now :-(
> but remember that if someone wanted to they can steal your creds on their
> exit node.
> On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, Mike Perry wrote:
> > Is anyone else experiencing issues with remaining logged on to AIM
> > (specifically gaim) after signing off when using Tor? For some reason
> > even after explicitly going to signoff, my screenname remains online
> > and I lose IMs. When I go to sign on again I get the annoying "Your
> > AIM account is being used in another location", sometimes even hours
> > later.
> > I don't really know the AIM protocol, but doesn't it log you out
> > automatically normally as soon as the TCP connection dies? Perhaps Tor
> > isn't properly terminating randomly dropped circuits? But what about
> > when I deliberately go to signoff?
> > This is obviously distressing, because what is to stop someone from
> > say, intercepting and then dropping my logoff at an exit server and
> > then keeping the connection alive to recieve copies of my IMs..
> > --
> > Mike Perry
> > Mad Computer Scientist
> > fscked.org evil labs
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