Secure Instant Messaging presented at Chaos Communication Congress 21

by Phar ,

Tags: Security Exploitation

Summary : The talk describes some of the current practices of Instant Messaging providers, and go over what makes some of the design choices better or worse, describing possible and known attacks against messaging protocols and suggest possible solutions to those problems. If possible a live demonstration of exploitation of AOLs Instant Messenger will be shown though a simple attack on DNS.