Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Aug 2006 19:21 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "You've probably heard of full disclosure, the security philosophy that calls for making public all details of vulnerabilities. It has been the subject of debates among researchers, vendors, and security firms. But the story that grabbed most of the headlines at the Black Hat Briefings in Las Vegas last week was based on a different type of disclosure. For lack of a better name, I'll call it faux disclosure. Here's why."
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RE: All Cards, All OS
by TechGeek on Tue 8th Aug 2006 20:21 UTC in reply to "All Cards, All OS"
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2006-01-14

While its true that the transmission is insecure, without knowing more about the exploit, we don't know how to protect against it. Will a basic firewall negate the vulnerability? Or is it a bug in the networking stack that will pass all traffic through regardless. I dont use wireless when I do anything sensistive, who cares if someone watches me surf OSNEWS. But I dont want there to be a backdoor into my system because of it.

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