Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: Black Frog - the botnets keep coming

  • From: leo vegoda
  • Date: Fri May 26 04:47:40 2006

Gadi Evron wrote:

[...]

Regular type "fake site" phishing is going to be with us for a long time
yet but several of the organized crime groups involved are hard at work at
released Trojan horses using root kit technology daily, which basically
steals your credentials to every HTTPS site you enter, and reports home.

How do banks, ISP's, or whoever else defend from the roblem moving to the
user-side? That is a very interesting question indeed. :)
Over here some banks issue customers a password token device that uses a combination of your card, a number sent by the web site and a PIN to generate a one-time password. It seems a reasonable system, and isn't really new technology. However, while bank web site security may be on-topic for other lists I suspect it's wandering off-topic for NANOG.

Regards,

--
leo vegoda
Registration Services Manager
RIPE NCC




Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.