Oh boy. People are still dumb enough to use MD5 for anything important? Well, it’s all over the net of course, so this is the reference to the original research. Wow.
A small slideshow that touches on the basic things you can do with dumpcap: OSTU – Unattended Packet Capturing with dumpcap.
It became a lot easier for scripkiddies to exploit a known vulnerability in the Intel Centrino 2200BG wifi adapter driver. It was added to the metasploit hacking tool.
I guess, if you have vanity plates, this should be doable… But, if anything, it will create huge roars of laughter in the parking area of any security firm.
Jonathan A. Zdziarski holds a webcast next April 17 on how to analyse the Apple iPhone. Apparently it’s been a big enough market to actually develop this. It’s also handy for other things, like installing other software. I think it’s going to be nice to watch.
In private communication I’ve already been saying this to people: it’s going to be quite easy to hack the powersystem. However, in this case the risk involved to put my money where my mouth is is plainly too great.
Using a combination of social engineering and, apparently, vulnerabilities in Windows, a pentest team have been able to take over a powerplant.