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Wireless Networking

Submission + - 'Sidejacking ' On WiFi

ancientribe writes: As if you need another reason not to use WiFi unprotected, here's one: a researcher has released a tool that lets hackers "sidejack" your machine and access your Web accounts. Called Hamster, the tool basically clones the victim's cookies by sniffing their session IDs and controlling their Website accounts.

http://www.darkreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=130 692&WT.svl=news1_2
Privacy

Submission + - Is the RIAA back to it's torrent-crushing tactics? (tgohome.com) 1

Tom writes: "During a download from The Pirate Bay, I saw 11 similar IP addresses (via. the 'Peers' tab) on the .available.above.net server. This is really odd, because the chance of this happening is something close to 11 in 26 billion. Also, uTorrent constantly was complaining about pieces failing hash checks..."

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