OT: security, wireless hacks and more paranoia....
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Jun 29 11:46:36 CDT 2007
David Bovill wrote:
> Not meaning to trouble the harmony of this list, but well strange things
> keep happing on my network... this time no music being played, but while
> browsing a little dialog popped up I take it from teh browser - but it had a
> safari icon in the dialog which basically said something along the lines of
> "Downloading file wap.xxxxx.jar" - which I did not appreciate.
> As I was coding at the time - this dialog came out of the blue and as I had
> idea where it came from - well i quickly switched of the wifi and started to
> search for this file (in the mean time the dialog disappeared - it never
> asked if I wanted to download the file). I searched for a file of this name
> with spotlight and nothing turned up - any ideas. links or references? This
> episode combined with the one a couple of weeks back makes me think I have a
> local wireless hacker.
Is your network unencrypted?
What is the name of this process as shown in Activity Monitor?
Using AM's "Inspect" button, what is the path to that executable file?
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