Home page logo

fulldisclosure logo Full Disclosure mailing list archives

Re: Geolocation Question
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2010 17:12:48 -0500

On Thu, 07 Jan 2010 23:07:01 +0100, Dan Kaminsky said:
No, he uses an XSS against the router to pull its wireless MAC, and then
puts that into Firefox's location services API.  That bounces off various
wardriving sources and comes up with a latlong.

OK, so it only works against wireless routers that have been wardriven
already.  Makes you wonder what's on those Google Street-View trucks
besides a camera. ;)

Attachment: _bin

Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
Charter: http://lists.grok.org.uk/full-disclosure-charter.html
Hosted and sponsored by Secunia - http://secunia.com/

  By Date           By Thread  

Current thread:
[ Nmap | Sec Tools | Mailing Lists | Site News | About/Contact | Advertising | Privacy ]