George Rogato wrote:
According to the government, Fisher admitted he used an administrative
password to break into SBT's network on Feb. 28, 2005. Once in the
network, he plant malicious code that directed the radio tower computer
to cut off Wi-Fi service to the company's users.
Remember, be kind to your sysop, for he is subtle and quick to anger. :)
I'm curious as to what kind of attack would require running a service
call to every end-user.
* If he just changed the tower's SSID, fine, change it back. :)
* If he had some automatic way of changing every customer's SSID, just
change the tower's SSID to match.
The only thing I can think of would be if he had some automated way to
not only reconfigure every customer's radio, but also to change every
single one of them to different random settings. That's certainly
possible, but ouch.
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