Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Security Fix: Web Fraud 2.0: Cloaking Connections

Brian Krebs writes on Security Fix:

Even the greenest cyber crook knows you never use your own Internet connection to conduct business. In the past, masking your true Internet address online meant configuring your browser to use multiple "open proxies," connections belonging to hacked or misconfigured systems that will happily forward any Web traffic.

But why bother with that manual, labor intensive process, when you can download a tiny program and subscribe to a service that handles it for you?

More here.


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