[unisog] Taking down a university network with your phone!

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at utc.edu
Thu Jul 19 19:53:50 GMT 2007


Michael Kaegler wrote:
> The security implications? I don't see many that one doesn't already 
> have in other mobile 802.11 clients. The one difference I see here is 
> that new code releases for the iphone could be deployed to tens of 
> thousands of your customers at once. 

And it isn't the iPhone that is taking down the network, it's the specific traffic.  Your local miscreant script kiddie with a packet crafter may get ideas in their head.

Jeff


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