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Trying to ssh into one server from two different networks results in two different RSA fingerprints

An attempt to connect to the remote server effingham.dreamhost.com via ssh from my company's network resulted in ssh giving an error about an RSA fingerprint mismatch, so I investigated and found that ...
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Are there any Linux tools that can alter DNS routes on the network?

I've got a public facing webserver on my network, I use CloudFlare to mask my IP address from domain name resolution i.e. CloudFlare acts as a proxy to my webserver. As well as using my webserver ...
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How to Launch an App in an Existing Session

When a scheduled task runs I would like to open a Powershell window on my desktop to tail the log file and watch the progress. Specifically I would like the task to open the window on my desktop and ...
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Is hijacking of Facebook sessions possible when having physical access to a computer?

I have tested programs like SSLStrip or dSploit that hijack a Facebook session. This is: if the user logs in and the computer running the interceptor program (i.e: dSploit) is onto the same network (...
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MITM attack, Replay Attack, TCP Session Hijacking [closed]

I was going over the internet reading about types of attacks on a computer system and I can not differentiate between MITM, Replay and TCP Session Hijacking. They appear to be the same. Sniff the data ...
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Yahoo Mail vulnerability resulting in emails with no subject and a single link

Lately I've gotten random emails from friends with Yahoo Mail (or sbcglobal.net, which uses Yahoo Mail) without a subject and some random URL that I'm not going to click on. At first I thought that ...
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What should I consider when shopping for a private VPN?

I frequently rely on public wireless connections when I'm on the road, so to minimize the risk of session hijacking and packet sniffers I would like to start routing all of my connections through a ...
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regarding Firesheep filters

I downloaded it just to check it out, since the concept (showing that many websites need to go to SSL) was pretty cool. I was wondering, however, what the filter was and how does tcp port 80 differ ...
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Does logging out kill the session on the server's side

When I log in to a website, an active session is created on the server and my browser retains its "logged in" state by sending the identifier of that session to the server on each request. The ...
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OS X 10.6: Disallow non-VPN connections on wireless?

With the recent rise in awareness of HTTP session hijacking, surfing the internet on a public wireless network has become quite perilous. At my university, the wireless network is totally open --- no ...
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What can I do to protect myself against Firesheep?

In the SU chat yesterday is was raised that the newly released FF plugin Firesheep makes it very easy (obviously it was already possible, just difficult) for an attacker to session sidejack another ...