AOH :: HP Unsorted F :: BU-1504.HTM

facebook 'routing flaw'?



facebook 'routing flaw'?
facebook 'routing flaw'?



AP Report says it was a 'routing problem'? any idea what they are 
talking about, do THEY know what they are talking about?
Did AT&T mix up the destination ip addresses? did facebook NOT CHECK IP 
ADDRESS AND COOKIES and disable the session when the ip changed?

 

SAN FRANCISCO =96 A Georgia mother and her two daughters logged onto 
Facebook from mobile phones last weekend and wound up in a startling 
place: strangers' accounts with full access to troves of private 
information.

The glitch =97 the result of a routing problem at the family's wireless 
carrier, AT&T =97 revealed a little known security flaw with far reaching 
implications for everyone on the Internet, not just Facebook users.

-- 
Michael Scheidell, CTO
Phone: 561-999-5000, x 1259
 > *| *SECNAP Network Security Corporation

    * Certified SNORT Integrator
    * 2008-9 Hot Company Award Winner, World Executive Alliance
    * Five-Star Partner Program 2009, VARBusiness
    * Best Anti-Spam Product 2008, Network Products Guide
    * King of Spam Filters, SC Magazine 2008


______________________________________________________________________
This email has been scanned and certified safe by SpammerTrap(r). 
For Information please see http://www.secnap.com/products/spammertrap/ 
______________________________________________________________________  

The entire AOH site is optimized to look best in Firefox® 3 on a widescreen monitor (1440x900 or better).
Site design & layout copyright © 1986-2014 AOH
We do not send spam. If you have received spam bearing an artofhacking.com email address, please forward it with full headers to abuse@artofhacking.com.