Month: May 2013

Using a Throwing Star to Capture Packets

Mobile applications are a hot commodity these days.  It seems like everyone and their brother/sister is writing them.  Kevin Johnson even tells a story of a bait/mobile application shop here in Florida somewhere.  When I say bait, you guessed it, I really mean bait as in fishing bait.  Earthworms and such.  With everyone writing these …

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Professionally Evil: This is NOT the Wireless Access Point You are Looking For

I was recently conducting a wireless penetration test and was somewhat disappointed (but happy for our client) to find that they had a pretty well configured set of wireless networks.  They were using WPA2 Enterprise and no real weaknesses that I could find in their setup.  After conducting quite a bit of analysis on network …

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The Watering Hole: Is it Safe to Drink?

How many times have you been told you have a vulnerability that you just don’t understand  its relevancy?  Cross-Site scripting comes to mind for many people.   Sure, they get the fact that you can execute scripts in the user’s browser, but often times they really don’t fully understand the impact.  Of course, we determine that …

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