29 Apr '13, 7pm

Wifi Pineapple project uses updated hardware for man-in-the-middle attacks

Wifi Pineapple project uses updated hardware for man-in-the-middle attacks

We’ve seen this small, cheap, and powerful WiFi router before. But this time it’s up to no good. [Andy] used a TP-Link WR703N to build an upgraded WiFi Pineapple hacking tool. A WiFi Pineapple is a device spawned years ago by the Hak5 team (here’s a clip showing off the device ). It uses a WiFi router that will answer to any SSID request. Basically if your computer or smart phone has an AP SSID saved and broadcasts a request to connect the pineapple will pretend to be that device and start the handshake. This provides the chance to sniff all the data passing through in a classic man-in-the-middle attack. [Andy] is recreating the device but at a rock bottom price. He picked up this router for about $20 and added an $8 USB drive to it. The only other thing you would need is a power source and a way to hide the hardware. The code used in the Hak5 version is available for down...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/04/29/wifi-pineapple-project-use...

Tweets

@m00nle cheaper! I saw is WiFi one SG only 600+

@m00nle cheaper! I saw is WiFi one SG only 600+

harveynorman.com.sg 30 Apr '13, 7am

GALAXY Note is a new type of smartphone, borne of insight and innovation. It is the ultimate on-the-go device which consol...

Microsoft puts disposable wifi routers into magazine advertisement

Microsoft puts disposable wifi routers into mag...

treehugger.com 29 Apr '13, 6pm

Microsoft decided that a good way to advertise its cloud-based Office 365 software would be to actually put a T-Mobile wif...

15 Strange and Wonderful Uses for the Avocado

15 Strange and Wonderful Uses for the Avocado

ecorazzi.com 29 Apr '13, 11am

Avocados are packed with nutrients, such as vitamin E and A, B-vitamins, folic acid, and potassium, which are enriching to...

A Solar Mirage in the Middle East? via @IEEESpe...

spectrum.ieee.org 04 May '13, 8pm

Photo: Ben Job/Reuters A SUNNY DELIGHT: Celebrants at the official opening of the 100-megawatt Shams 1 solar power plant i...