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Hajime Botnet Reaches 300,000 Hosts With No Malicious Functions

Hajime Botnet Reaches 300,000 Hosts With No Malicious Functions

This is not the first IoT heavy botnet, Mirai takes that title, the interesting part is the Hajime botnet appears to be benign. So far no malicious functions have been detected in the codebase, other than the ability to replicate itself and block other malware, Hajime seems to have no DDoS or offensive mechanisms. Hajime […]

Topic: Hardware Hacking, Malware
Ubiquiti Wi-Fi Gear Hackable Via 1997 PHP Version

Ubiquiti Wi-Fi Gear Hackable Via 1997 PHP Version

We actually use Ubiquiti Wi-Fi Gear and have found it pretty good, I didn’t realise their security was so whack and they were using PHP 2.0.1 from 1997! In this case a malicious URL can inject commands into a Ubiquiti device which surprise, surprise, runs the web service as root. Apparently, they also got scammed […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Hardware Hacking, Wireless Hacking
Termineter - Smart Meter Security Testing Framework

Termineter – Smart Meter Security Testing Framework

Termineter is a Python Smart Meter Security Testing framework which allows authorised individuals to test Smart Meters for vulnerabilities such as energy consumption fraud, network hijacking, and more. Many of these vulnerabilities have been highlighted by the media and advisories have been sent out by law enforcement agencies. The goal of a public release for […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Hardware Hacking, Networking Hacking Tools
160,000 Network Printers Hacked

160,000 Network Printers Hacked

It’s a pretty simple hack (in a rather grey-hat fashion), but it’s getting a LOT of media coverage and 160,000 network printers hacked just goes to show once again the whole Internet of Things chapter we are entering is pretty scary. Definitely a neat hack tho, utilising the mass scanning power of Zmap and scanning […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Hardware Hacking, Networking Hacking Tools
Kiev Power Outage Linked To Cyber Attacks

Kiev Power Outage Linked To Cyber Attacks

A Kiev power outage last weekend in Ukraine has been linked to a cyber attack, which is worryingly similar to an attack that happened around the same time last year. Sub-stations and transmission stations have always been a weak point for nation-state attacks as EVERYTHING relies on them now. Plus with smart grids and remotely […]

Topic: Hardware Hacking
Kautilya – Human Interface Device Hacking Toolkit

Kautilya – Human Interface Device Hacking Toolkit

Kautilya is a human interface device hacking toolkit which provides various payloads for HIDs which may help with breaking into a computer during penetration tests. The Windows payloads and modules are written mostly in powershell (in combination with native commands) and are tested on Windows 7 and Windows 8. In principal Kautilya should work with […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Hardware Hacking