Sunday, August 24, 2008

Security and Politics: Spoofing Obama VP TXT messages

Reports are that people are getting fake TXT messages claiming to announce Obama's VP pick. I've certainly gotten lots of spam claiming that Hillary is the VP pick for example.

But to bring in the security angle, Verizon's website makes it easy to spoof the return address of text addresses to perpetrate these messages.

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