Archive | Wireless Hacking


21 September 2007 | 8,155 views

LORCON (Loss Of Radio CONnectivity) 802.11 Packet Library

The LORCON packet injection library provides a high level interface to transmit IEEE 802.11 packets onto a wireless medium. Written for Linux systems, this architecture simplifies the development of 802.11 packet injection through an abstraction layer, making the development of auditing and assessment tools driver- independent. Using LORCON, developers can write tools that inject packets [...]

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04 June 2007 | 7,700 views

Michigan Man Fined $400 for Using Coffee Shop’s Wi-Fi Network

Well this is a harsh turn of events, a while back an ‘ethics expert’ said Wifi Jacking is OK, now this poor guy has got pretty harshly screwed for using an open wireless connection from a nearby coffeeshop. A Michigan man has been fined $400 and given 40 hours of community service for accessing an [...]

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19 January 2007 | 511,448 views

Wep0ff – Wireless WEP Key Cracker Tool

Wep0ff is new tool to crack WEP-key without access to AP by mount fake access point attack against WEP-based wireless clients. It uses combination of fragmentation and evil twin attacks to generate traffic which can be used for KoreK-style WEP-key recovery. This tool can be used to mount fake access point attack against WEP-based wireless [...]

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05 October 2006 | 11,409 views

California Passes Wi-Fi Security Guidance Law – War-Driving going down?

It seems like war-driving may become a thing of the past, legislation is starting to happen. It’s a good start though, you have to target the manufacturers to educate their users, not target the users as they don’t care, sometimes ease of use has to be traded a bit with security. California legislators have passed [...]

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27 September 2006 | 29,621 views

Super Mega Wi-Fi Hacking Machine – Janus Project

Apart from the fact Janus is almost like Anus this is a very cool project. Seriously this is really geeky stuff, but super cool. If you think seeing a dozen wireless networks makes your computer the ultimate scanning box, think again. A small security firm has made a portable computer that is capable of scanning [...]

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23 June 2006 | 13,215 views

Researchers hack Wi-Fi driver to breach laptop

Ah another way to exploit wifi, what a surprise! Security researchers have found a way to seize control of a laptop computer by manipulating buggy code in the system’s wireless device driver. The hack will be demonstrated at the upcoming Black Hat USA 2006 conference during a presentation by David Maynor, a research engineer with [...]

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06 June 2006 | 7,601 views

RFID & Biometrics Used At World Cup in Germany

RFID, biometrics, hi-tech police officers, yes it’s all going to be happening in Germany for the close approaching World Cup 2006. Not surprisingly, security is a top priority for the German government, even higher than its desire to see the national team walk off the pitch with the World Cup 2006 trophy. The list of [...]

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30 May 2006 | 8,443 views

Cambodia Bans 3G So The People Can’t Get P*rn

It’s sad when a country has to resort to this to control it’s people, freedom to watch p*rn for Cambodians! Heeding a request from his wife, Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday banned the latest generation of mobile phone services in Cambodia to curb the dissemination of p*rnography. Bun Rany, along with the wives of [...]

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19 May 2006 | 13,514 views

The RFID Hackers Revealed – Real RFID Hacking

This a very interesting read, the tale of an RFID hacker. I was always sceptical about RFID I have to say, when everything is tagged, criminals can just drive by your house and scan everything, see what TV you have, which DVD player, how many high value electrical goods, and choose which houses they want [...]

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31 March 2006 | 14,745 views

Jacking Wifi is ‘OK’ say Ethics Expert

Honestly, I always thought it’s ok.. Why not, if someone puts a seat in the middle of a public walkway I can sit on it right? I don’t need to ask permissions, nor fear I am doing something wrong. Likewise if someone broadcasts an open wireless network into my house or office or a public [...]

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