Re: Trojan horse Downloader.Generic.ML
From: Art (null_at_zilch.com)
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 13:19:28 GMT
On Thu, 23 Jun 2005 11:51:36 +0100, Chris Salter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> You're thinking "inside the box" again. Try using a little imagination
>> and creativity.
>> For xDSL, high gain rotary antennas at every telco office sweeping a
>> radius of up to four miles ... backed up with digitial cracking sw ...
>> should do the trick very nicely.
>> In my geographical region where the only ISP offering xDSL is owned by
>> the telco, such monitoring boxes don't seem very far fetched or even
>> very futuristic. They could be produced in volme at relatively low
>> cost. More futuristically and generally, I envision close cooperation
>> between telcos (who have an interest in this as well) and ISPs.
>> Cable providers will want to jump on this bandwagon as well ... and
>> they will help defray the costs of monitoring in return for the info
Sigh back :)
>How would the Telcos prove that the wireless signal they have found is being used by
>a) their customer
By pinpointing (to some extent) their geographical location and doing
a bit of detective work.
>b) carries internet access on it and
By the nature of the rf signals, obviously, and packet content once
>c) being used illegally
>I have wireless in my house, its has nothing to do with my ISP what I do with my wireless signals, or what my wireless signals carry.
Not if you're freeloading ISP service. You're safe for now only if you
use strong WAP.
>Suggesting that ISPs/Telcos have the right to sniff and crack communications is utterly mad.
Methinks thou protesteth to much. You must have something to hide.