Tales of Passwords, Cyber-Criminals and Daily Used Devices - You Normally Don't Care About
Authors: Marco Preuss

Date: December 2013
Publication: 5th International Conference on Passwords (Passwords13 Bergen)
Source: Currently no known Internet copy of paper.

Abstract or Summary:
Specific embedded devices are targeted by criminals in order to gain access or utilize for further attacks. Modems for example are attacked to change DNS-servers for advertising or infecting systems. This may be done through brute-forcing admin passwords on these devices. Printers contain passwords which may be stolen through attacks on these systems and used for attacking other network devices (e.g. servers). In this talk I will show and explain examples of these attacks. Some common attacks may also be utilized for password-testing - dictionary generating.

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