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PostPosted: Sun 11 Mar 2018, 12:02    Post subject:  middleboxes and redirects
Subject description: spyware injection by isp equipment
 

citizenlab.ca research project
https://citizenlab.ca/2018/03/bad-traffic-sandvines-packetlogic-devices-deploy-government-spyware-turkey-syria/

"Targeted users in Turkey and Syria who downloaded Windows applications from official vendor websites including Avast Antivirus, CCleaner, Opera, and 7-Zip were silently redirected to malicious versions by way of injected HTTP redirects."
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PostPosted: Sun 11 Mar 2018, 22:35    Post subject:  

Damn. That looks to be worse than anything the Russkies are accused of doing so far.
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