The Talking Toaster: a role model to passive-agressiv AI, now on board the ISS.
11 posts • joined 30 Apr 2013
Not quite right, according to these documents:
FAA: "Except for spare (uninstalled) lithium metal and lithium-ion batteries, all the batteries allowed in carry-on baggage are also allowed in checked baggage [...]"
"Lithium ion batteries (a.k.a.: rechargeable lithium, lithium polymer, LIPO, secondary lithium). Passengers may carry all consumer-sized lithium ion batteries (up to 100 watt hours per battery)."
[From: https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ash/ash_programs/hazmat/passenger_info/media/Airline_passengers_and_batteries.pdf; referenced by: https://www.tsa.gov/travel/security-screening/prohibited-items]
In short; devices with lithium ion battteries up to 100 W/h are allowed in checked baggage.
As advertised e.g. at the German online IT publication www.heise.de, this attack is based on cPanel installations running on top of Apache webservers, refering to the original discovery made by Sucuri:
A detailed study of the mechanisms of the backdoor can be found at:
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