Samy Kamkar, in an incredibly interesting session at Black Hat titled “How I Met Your Girlfriend,” highlighted new types attacks executed from the Web. During his talk Kamkar demonstrated how to extract extremely accurate geo-location information from a Web browser, while not using any IP geo-location data.
Kamkar, author of an XSS worm that hit MySpace and generated over 1mm friends for him in less than 24 hours, demonstrates this hack in the video below.
Video of Samy Kamkar demonstrating the geolocation hack from his talk at Black Hat 2010 last week in Las Vegas.
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