August 3, 2010 Featured News, Online, Surveillance
Dan Goodin reports:
In a talk titled “How I Met Your Girlfriend,” at the Black Hat conference last week, hacker Samy Kamkar demoed the technique, which he cleverly dubbed an XXXSS. Here’s how it works:
- Kamkar plugs the pilfered MAC address into Google Location Services. Within seconds, he has a map showing the victim’s location within a few hundred feet.
Read more in The Register.
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