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The Pony Grows Up: Pwn Plug R3 Review

The Pony Grows Up: Pwn Plug R3 Review

Over two years ago, we did a review for the first generation Pwn Plug; a little ARM box that looked enough like a power adapter for a printer that it could reasonably be hidden in a wiring closet or office, all the while snooping on the local network and reporting back to a remote operator.

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Bitcoin Faucets and the Wild, Wild West

Capitalizing on the Gold Rush Thus far, Bitcoin has a storied history of historic highs and historic lows. While recent developments in the Bitcoin space have proved that the crypto-currency has reached a tipping point between a perceived illegitimate laundering mechanism and legitimate asset with real-world purchasing power, we are still very much in the

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Back to the Future: Pwn Pad Review

It was nearly one year ago that we took an in-depth look at the Pwnie Express Pwn Plug, a security appliance that absolutely exploded its way onto the scene. By combining an off the shelf hardware platform that was well supported by open source software, custom software front-end, and the experience and knowledge of their team of

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Pwnie Express Releases Pwn Pad Ahead of Schedule

The team at Pwnie Express seems to have a lot of trouble standing still, as it doesn’t seem more than a few months go by before they are talking about yet another disruptive open source product that they are about to unleash on the security community. First it was their Pwn Plug, which combined an off the shelf SheevaPlug with

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WiFi Monitor Mode with Android PCAP Capture

Noted security researcher Mike “dragorn” Kershaw, developer of the gold standard in WiFi scanners, Kismet, has recently released a tool for Android that enables raw 802.11 frame captures in WiFi monitor mode. Putting a WiFi device into monitor mode allows it to capture all sorts of interesting data about the wireless network that would otherwise be

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Pwnie Express Announces Enterprise Pentesting Appliance

With the recent announcement of their Enterprise Pentesting Appliance (EPA), Pwnie Express has once again leveraged the power of open source and the Linux operating system to deliver a world-class security testing platform. Taking all of the software advancements developed on their “Plug” line of devices and combining it with the raw horsepower of a

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Journeying Itinerants Hijack Open Office For Profit

The Complaint While browsing Reddit this morning, I came across an interesting post from user cyrus9020.  His post can be viewed below, or at this link. I google open office and the first (paid) link is this: http://www.open-office.us/index.html . It seems to be openoffice from the pictures but i looked at the terms part of the website

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Bluetooth Hacking Primer

Foreword I’m obsessed with Bluetooth. I’m not really sure why, but the technology and its application simply fascinates me. I’ve been working with various Bluetooth hardware and software for a few years now to understand more about it, and also document some of the possible security risks that are associated with its use. This is

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Pwnie Express Starts Pre-Orders for Power Pwn

Pwnie Express, known purveyors of stealthy security tools, has recently opened up pre-orders for their newest and unquestionably most impressive product: the Power Pwn. The Power Pwn, like it’s Pwn Plug sibling, is a complete Linux penetration testing suite that is concealed inside an innocent looking enclosure. But while the Pwn Plug was simply an off-the-shelf SheevaPlug, the Power

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