Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Web Attack Uses Google Geolocation Database to Identify Address of Routers

"First of all, as usual with stories like this, I have to refer back to my old essay that deals with the Ugly Truth About Online Anonymity.

Second, this hack isn’t new. See the Skyhook Wireless antics, circa 2008.

Third, the article below doesn’t make it clear, but this will only reveal your exact location if you’re using a wi-fi router that is in Google’s location services database."

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