RE: XP backdoors
Date: 01/06/04

  • Next message: Adams, Tom: "RE: XP backdoors"
    Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 14:39:45 -0600
    To: "J. Yoon" <>


    Have an improperly configure firewall
    Have someone send an email or put a link on a web page that has you machine
    try to connect to a netbios connection on the Internet
    You machine by default will send a LM hash of you password - this get's
    stored/captured by Joe's server
    Joe takes up to a few days to crack the hash
    and he's got it

    There are other vectors. I might not even need your password if I can
    buffer overflow your box and create my own admin acct :-)

    At 13:11 01/06/2004, J. Yoon wrote:
    >Lets say I now have an extremely good password that would take NSA 200
    >years to crack.
    >Assuming that my XP box is physically safe from others accessing it,
    >is there a way for Joe-cr/hacker to quickly obtain my password without
    >having to run a crackware?
    >Backdoors that exploit software bugs need only install the proper patches
    >but are there any exploits that take advantage of the nature of

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