有很多商家和投资者都在畅想无线的光彩未来了。的确,手机、PDA等等无线个人电子商品的性能不断增强和逐渐普及,无线领域已经迎来了象当年有线网络发迹时百家争鸣的时代。

黑客们总是会走在IT的最前沿,这一次在无线的空间里也不会有例外。博客站点The Law of Mobility说:谁想要从移动性中得益,谁就必须先了解无线世界中潜在的危险。看看它列出的可能的无线黑客攻击和无线技术上的一些漏洞,让我吃惊不小。除了和有线网络中常见的攻击形式,比如木马等等,这里再举几个特别的例子。

耗电攻击Battery attack或者Battery Draining) 电池一直都手持器件的发展瓶颈,目前电池技术的开发始终无法跟上器件功能上的迅猛发展。无线网络协议上的某些漏洞或者缺陷更是让之雪上加霜。利用WAP协议的缺陷,黑客们可以通过发送彩信MMS迫使手机不停的接受图片,铃声等等多媒体数据,从而使其使用时间大大减少。(原来MMS还有这种用途,我这个MMS Developer还真不知道。:D)

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Dr. Gang Lu - Founder of TechNode. He's a Blogger, a Geek, a PhD and a Speaker, with passion in Tech, Internet and R'N'R.