FTP and the Warez Scene

by Shelli Crocker
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute threats/vulnerabilities

Peer - to - peer file sharing systems, such as Gnutella, provide new ways to trade illegal software. However, software theft via FTP, Internet Relay Chat channels and bulletin boards still is prevalent. Open anonymous FTP sites on your network may be serving operating systems, application software, games, music, movies and more to users around the world.