Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 2» 2005.Sept


Perhaps one of the more lame approaches to obtaining a target machine's time is by issuing a CTCP TIME request over IRC. This request is designed to instruct the responder to reply with a readable date string that is relative to the responder's system time. Unless spoofed, the response should be equivalent to the system time on the remote machine.