[cryptome] Re: How reliable is this new Detekt?

  • From: Andrew Hornback <achornback@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2014 11:52:41 -0500

From a technical aspect, finding out if the Detekt sends something back
would not be hard to check - a network hub (not a switch), a couple of
cables and a trusted system running something along the lines of Wireshark
would be a great solution for this.

--- A

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 7:39 AM, In Harms Way <11414150173@xxxxxxxxxx>

> Thanks, good idea.
> Since as John pointed out the search of the tool goes into the last
> corners of your system, we would need to look at the code to see if it also
> harvests and/or sends something. The idea to install "security tools" which
> actually are spyware has been implemented already. If detekt is one of them
> needs to be checked.
> Aftermath wrote, On 24/11/2014 05:26:
> wouldnt be hard to find out.. just have a screen recorder running, then
> download it twice then slow down
>  then playback of the video you just recorded

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