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2010-08-03 12:32:34

A security expert has shown that one visit to a booby-trapped website could direct attackers to a person's home. The attack exploits shortcomings in many routers to try and find out a key identification number. It uses this number along with Internet applications to determine where a router is located. Hacker Samy Kamkar demonstrated the attack by locating one router to within roughly 21 feet of its real world position. Many people go online through a router and only the computer directly...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.