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[liberationtech] New details on China TOM-Skype vulnerability

Graham Webster g at gwbstr.com
Fri Mar 8 05:11:39 PST 2013


Bloomberg Businessweek reports on a researcher who cracked the list of sensitive terms that trigger the Chinese TOM-Skype application to send messages to a server and sometimes block transmission.

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-03-08/skypes-been-hijacked-in-china-and-microsoft-is-o-dot-k-dot-with-it

Remember 2008? Nart Villeneuve/Citizen Lab reported how this worked, and the surveillance barn door was wide open.

http://www.infowar-monitor.net/breachingtrust.pdf

Graham


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