WPS Pixie Dust Attack

I have written about the flaw in the WPS system a few times. But a new WPS flaw has surfaced, which enables offline brute forcing of the WPS PIN, also called WPS Pixie Dust Attack. When the Registrar (the client computer) wants to connect to the Enrollee (the Access Point) they … Continue reading

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Hack TDC HomeBox in seconds

In one of my previous posts I explained a little bit about the flaw in the WPS system and how to exploit it. To summarize the flaw in the WPS enabled you to bruteforce the eight-digit pin code, and thereby get access to a otherwise secured wireless network. In the … Continue reading

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Wardriving with WigleWifi

I was reading about the case where Google Street View cars recorded a lot of data flooding around the air while photographing for the Street view project. As far as I understand, they got in to trouble because the picked up some unencrypted personal data, like mails etc. However, the … Continue reading

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Virgin Media and the WPS flaw

Some cleaver guys figured out that there is a flaw in Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). WPS was developed for an easy way to connect devices to a wireless network, by using an eight-digit pin code. WPS is enabled on many routers as default, no matter if they are running WEP, … Continue reading

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