Category Archives: Security

Turn your digispark into a rubber ducky

The hacking tool.  Looks like someone ported the tools to the ATiny, in this case the DigiSpark system, which runs from $1.5 to $8.   Its not as fancy as the original, but it will do the job. DIY Rubber Ducky … Continue reading

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Fizz for TLS

Facebook apparently came up with a wrapper around OpenSSL for TLS1.3.  It looks interesting. https://github.com/facebookincubator/fizz

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Places to register your bike so if its stolen

You may have a chance to recover it. https://bikeindex.org/ https://project529.com/garage/  

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HP has a bug bounty for its printers

Unfortunately its thru private invite only with bugcrowd.com.  I remember looking at HP systems a few years back and, well this might be a good way to bring in some extra cash. https://www.zdnet.com/article/hp-will-give-you-10000-to-hack-your-printer/

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Simple TV remote jammer

No CPU needed, just a simple circuit that pretty much floods IR. http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Remote-Jammer-Circuit-555-Timer-Projects-Simple/

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FontCode, interesting proposal to embed messages in a message

If I read it correctly, the proposal is to tweak the letters in a typed letter to have an embedded message within it.  Its like a form of stenography.  It looks like the authors only have a prototype and write-up … Continue reading

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Why didn’t I think of this, Skim Reaper

Basically its a tool that will read if 2 mag reader heads are in an ATM (thus a skimmer is in there) instead of just the 1. https://gizmodo.com/nypd-testing-skim-reaper-to-fight-credit-card-fraud-1825927938

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Card Reader for equipment

Nice build with an arduino to automate access to equipment. http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-Reading-Shop-Power-Switch/

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Interesting project that looks at IoT devices

Basically it monitors the devices for security and privacy issues.  Haven’t played with it myself yet. https://iot-inspector.princeton.edu/

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Adding smarts to your standard IP securing Camera

Interesting project, the author is using a raspberry pi in the middle to help detect what an object is. Enhancing my ordinary IP security cameras with AI

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