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  • Web attack knows where you live

    08/03/2010 1:58:12 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 23 replies · 33+ views
    BBC ^ | 8/3/10
    One visit to a booby-trapped website could direct attackers to a person's home, a security expert has shown. The attack, thought up by hacker Samy Kamkar, exploits shortcomings in many routers to find out a key identification number. It uses this number and widely available net tools to find out where a router is located. Demonstrating the attack, Mr Kamkar located one router to within nine metres of its real world position.
  • Palestinian fishing boat explodes near Israeli coast

    04/13/2009 2:25:03 AM PDT · by Cindy · 40 replies · 2,554+ views
    YNET ^ | Published: 04.13.09, 09:24 / Israel News | Hanan Greenberg
    SNIPPET: "Israeli naval patrol identifies Palestinian fishing boat moving towards Israel; boat, apparently unmanned, explodes as it nears coast; no injuries, damage reported. IDF sources believe incident was botched terror attack" SNIPPET: "A Palestinian fishing boat exploded as it neared the Israeli coast from the direction of Gaza. IDF sources estimated that the booby-trapped boat was activated by remote control and meant to explode near an Israeli Navy vessel or a coastal community. A naval patrol followed the boat for about an hour and spotted no people on board. As it was several hundred meters off the Gaza shore and...
  • Booby-Trapped "Wallet" Injures Three

    06/30/2004 1:29:51 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 12 replies · 195+ views
    06/30/04 | vanity
    This item is based on wire service reports of a bomb,discovered the wrong way,on a recently-landed Turkish airliner. (Istanbul,06/30/04 - via AP,AFP) A booby-trapped item,closely resembling a man's wallet,exploded yesterday aboard a Turkish Airlines jet,that had flown in from Izmir. After the passengers had de-planed, a 3 man cleaning crew boarded,and began cleaning the craft.Inside one of the lavatories,the crew discovered what appeared to be a forgotten or abandoned wallet. When one of the cleaners opened the wallet,it exploded: tearing off his fingers,and slightly injuring the other two workers.Police,as might be expected,are investigating the incident.Turkey is under security alert,because of...
  • IOF forcing Palestinians to enter suspected booby-trapped homes

    04/16/2002 5:05:27 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 20 replies · 215+ views
    Tel Aviv, April, 16, 2002, Wafa - Israel Occupation Forces, IOF, soldiers are forcing Palestinians to enter and search houses that are suspected to be booby-trapped, according to recent testimony by soldiers participating in such actions, The Israeli newspaper Ha’arez, reports.In other cases, says the paper, the Palestinians are forced to pick up suspicious objects so that soldiers can proceed along the roads these objects were blocking, soldiers said.One reserve officer who participated in the takeover of the Jenin refugee camp said Sunday that he and his comrades had ordered Palestinian residents to precede them into suspicious houses."We suspected that...