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Re: [NETRAGARD SECURITY ADVISORY] [AirCell GoGo Inflight Internet -- No Encryption ][NETRAGARD-2009042]
From: Cedric Blancher <blancher () cartel-securite fr>
Date: Thu, 07 May 2009 12:44:37 +0200

Le mercredi 06 mai 2009 à 21:02 -0400, Netragard Advisories a écrit :
The GoGo Inflight Internet service does not encrypt wireless
connections between GoGo Inflight Internet users ("Users") and the
GoGo Inflight Internet Wireless Access Points ("WAP").

I totally agree that captive portal based wireless access is a poor
security practice and have been advocating so[1] for quite some time.
But do you plan to release an advisory every single time you find one
somewhere ? The fact that it sits in a plane, hotel, airport, train does
not make a big difference...

And by the way, speaking specifically of planes, this general issue has
already been raised something like 3 years ago[2]...


[1] http://sid.rstack.org/pres/0608_BCS_OpenWireless.pdf
[2] http://www.nmrc.org/pub/present/shmoocon-2006-sn.ppt

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