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The NetCAT is out of the bag: Intel chipset exploited to sniff SSH passwords as they're typed over the network

Dazed and Confused

SSH Timing attacks

Am I loosing my marbles?

I'm sure I remember reading decades ago about a proposed attack on SSH based on the timing of peoples typing. Someone presented a paper on this and the response of the SSH maintainers was to introduce a randomised packet delay to defeat the attack.

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