Category Archives: Security

Girlscouts get a hacker badge…well a bunch of them

Don’t know the details behind them, but it sounds interesting. http://gizmodo.com/girl-scouts-can-soon-earn-cybersecurity-badges-because-1796283484

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Crypto for the IoT

This is for real embedded system that have very limited memory and CPU.  Bascially its adding AES to the ESP family over MQTT. Practical IoT Cryptography on the Espressif ESP8266

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Pyrasite, inject your code into running python processes

This just…is so bad.  It looks like if you have the same priv’s and the exe’s, you can use this to inject your own code into the running python code. pyrasite – Inject Code Into Running Python Processes

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I forsee folks getting free parking in the future

The author figured out how to sniff some of the garage gates and get them to trip using an 433 MHz OOK module and an arduino.  I see a future here where folks use this to bypass parking garage gates. … Continue reading

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Github Dorks, way to scan your code in git for security issues

Mostly for username/password and other credentials.  Not a bad idea since its amazing how many folks hardcode these things into code. Github Dorks – Github Security Scanning Tool

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Looks like the NSA leaker was bit by a Xerox Machine

I got a kick out of this.  The leaker, a contractor that should have known better, printed out the documents she leaked on a Xerox machine that has timestamp, serial number, etc printed on the documents in invisible form to … Continue reading

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Ubertooth, for sniffing bluetooth

Been some time since I tinkered with bluetooth.  Looks liek the tools are still moving along with the latest bluetooth specs. pemcracker – Tool For Cracking PEM Files

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Interested in hacking a car

A whole bunch of research on car hacking was dumped out. Car Security Experts Dump All Their Research and Vulnerabilities Online

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Using an RPi for a homebrewed alarm system

This is an interesting build.  The core is a RPi but it has alot of logic built in to prevent from annoying other family members in the house. Keep the Burglars Away With Some Pi   https://partofthething.com/thoughts/?p=1037

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Pemcracker, tool to crack encrypted pem files

Got ahold of a private key that is encrypted?  Use Pemcracker to brute force it to be unlocked. pemcracker – Tool For Cracking PEM Files

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