Haxxors are now compromising captive portals

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barbaz
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Haxxors are now compromising captive portals

Post by barbaz » Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:38 pm

https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... -networks/

That's bad. I typically Temp. Trust captive portals in NoScript without much thought, because A) in my experience most of them require Javascript, B) I'm anyway going to trust them with all my Internet access.

And since it's a captive portal, the malicious code would have to be hosted on the captive portal site, because captive portals redirect all other websites until clicked through.

Is there any (relatively) easy way to tell if one of these captive portal pages has been hacked?
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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