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Re: Newest hacks
From: "Jason Miller" <jammer128 () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2007 16:29:57 -0500

someone has too much free time.

On 3/21/07, Stauf von Stauf <stauf () freshcheese net> wrote:
Jason Miller wrote:
this is old and i find it personally useless/retarded. complete waste
if a wardrivers time. if you can give me 5 cases of something like
this actually happening, with PROOF, please do. i will then change my
mind.

On 3/21/07, Nick Eoannidis <nikon () xillioncomputers com> wrote:

For those who haven't read about what Ken was saying.

The technique is called drive by Pharming. It involves crafting a page
hosting malicious JavaScript that takes advantage of default configurations
in home broadband modem/routers. (dlink, Linksys, netcomm etc.)
The basis of this attack is tricking a user into accessing a webpage that
changes the configuration of your modem by using default username and
password credentials.

The report by the Indiana university is here:
http://www.cs.indiana.edu/pub/techreports/TR641.pdf

Symantec's noob proof response is here:
http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/security_response/weblog/2007/02/driveby_
pharming_how_clicking_1.html

nikon.

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It was recently a major problem for tconl  networks, and for a while
there was an alert located on http://home.tconl.com.  It was a major
call driver for the support as well.  And it was a bitch to figure out.


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