Kazaa & Morpheus expose sensitive info

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#1

I just posted the article Kazaa & Morpheus expose sensitive info.

shank643 used our newssubmit to tell us that if you connect with a telnet client to someone that is running KaZaa (or a clone) you can see some information about the user. The website call it…

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#2

Well use a firewall and you won’t have to worry about it. People how don’t use a firewall are settings them selves up to get probed.


#3

Same as just about any other online chatty/shary thing? ICQ, MSN - they all give away other users IPs. Besides, you can’t rely on the anonymity of your IP to protect you on the net! You could download a firewall such as Zonealarm, but this eats system resources. Better is to go to grc.com and follow instructions there.


#4

Don’t think is new. Typing netstat /n in a dosbox has always given you all the ipadresses you are connected to. Taking down the supernodes? Get real! Almost every broadband Kazaa/morpheus/groksteruser acts as a supernode. Good luck in taking down tenthousands of them. :wink:


#5

NOw whats the best firewall to have? Im running Norton Internet Security?


#6

Well I tried Norton’s. Have to say the Zonealarm Pro is the best.


#7

I´ve used Norton when i was newbie :4 I have used Zonealarm (pro) for a long time now and it is THE best firewall availible…