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These days basic Software Defined Radio (SDR) kit has become very affordable so you can now obtain the RTL-SDR USB stick for about $15 and perform some GSM sniffing on a standard laptop running Wireshark. The GSM capture is done using the RTL-SDR and the airprobe tool (which builds on GnuRadio) that relays the packets to Wireshark, via the GSMTAP port (UDP ...


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The reason you're getting this is because you load certain resources over HTTP. When you look at the page source code, you'll see this: <link rel='stylesheet' id='google-font-body-css' href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Open+Sans+Condensed&#038;ver=4.1.1' type='text/css' media='all' /> <link rel='stylesheet' ...


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HTTP is an inherently "trusting" protocol: it contains little or no built-in security. This means that it is susceptible to the following: Traffic monitoring Anything transmitted over HTTP can be intercepted and read by anyone connected to any network sitting between the source device and the target server. Traffic redirection and manipulation With little ...


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Apart from the technological hurdles of getting a tap on the intercontinental lines that could actually read the data, the scenario you provided is indeed possible. If you use HTTP instead of HTTPS your data is travelling as clear text from end-to-end, so your ISP, anyone inbetween and the ISP of your destination host can read or even modify your data if ...


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This sounds like a component of a broader targeted attack involving spear phishing. You might send a link to the victim for Banking.Example.com and begin your DNS reply spam for that domain. That way, you know which domain they are trying to resolve with DNS.


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As per this StackExchange answer, you can find it using lsof by looking for st=07 on a raw socket: # lsof -n | grep -i st=07 ping 19241 gowenfawr 3u raw 0t0 477269 00000000:0001->00000000:0000 st=07 # ps aux | grep 1924[1] gowenfawr 19241 0.0 0.0 8596 832 pts/0 S+ 07:26 0:00 ping ...



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