Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Researcher: Web page can take over your router

Researcher Dan Kaminsky has spent the past year studying how design flaws in the way that browsers work with the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) can be abused in order to get attackers behind the firewall. But at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, he will demonstrate how this attack would work on widely used routers, including those made by Cisco's Linksys division and D-Link. ...continue reading 'Researcher: Web page can take over your router'

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