Reply to post: "...crafts a Windows Cabinet file..."

Hacking these medical pumps is as easy as copying a booby-trapped file over the network


"...crafts a Windows Cabinet file..."

"Next, the intruder crafts a Windows Cabinet file (CAB)..."

The intruder is far more likely to be a bored teenager who has downloaded the required malicious CAB file from somewhere.

It's a very common mistake, when evaluating the odds of such attacks, to mindlessly overlook the very existence of script kiddies.

Considering that script kiddies dominate, it's really a monumentally stupid error. But it's an error that I've seen explicitly performed several times in various situations.

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