Re: [ISN] Internet Security Systems Moves to Parry Drive-by Hackers

From: security curmudgeon (jerichoat_private)
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 00:49:17 PDT

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    > By Clint Boulton
    > April 25, 2001
    > Atlanta-based Internet Security Systems Inc. (ISS) has long had this
    > concern about drive by hackers. That's right -- drive-by hackers.
    > ISS claims perpetrators can equip their laptops with wireless
    > technology, sit inconspicuously on a park bench, or in a car, and
    > casually monitor traffic, access applications, and hijack data flowing
    .. long had this concern? Yet they conveniently announce this along with a
    product or service for you to by when .. a week or two after a series of
    articles on "wardriving". Those articles talk about Pete Shipley doing
    research and studies on how prevalent wireless networks are, and just how
    easy it is to sniff traffic from them .. while driving around.
    Long had the concern for profit margins is more like it.
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