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Cryptocurrency Security

This Malicious Crypto Wallet Steals Bitcoin

Hak5 highlights some creative malicious tech that will rob you of your Bitcoins.

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Security

Touring a Hacker Van

Hak5’s Glytch gives a tour with this tour his home and workshop on the road. This will make you wonder about that windowless van down by the river.

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Security

Nvidia Patches Vulnerable Drivers/vGPUs and TikTok Caught!

TikTok To Stop Scraping Clipboard Data, a Nationwide Bill could Ban Facial Recognition, and Nvidia Discloses Multiple Vulnerabilities.

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Facial Recognition Security

Facial Recognition Bans are Trending

Hak5’s latest edition of Threatwire highlights some fascinating recent developments in the security field. Lamphone Can “See” Your Conversations, Facial Recognition Bans are Trending, and Honda was Hit With Ransomware

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Facial Recognition

Defeating Facial Recognition

A few years back, I attended a session on ethics issues around facial recognition and tips on defeating the algorithm. Hak5 explains how to defeat facial recognition in 2020.

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IoT Security

Cheap DIY WiFi Cameras & Cloud Free Home Automation

This time on Hak5, Glytch walks you through building your own cost effective and secure wireless cameras, as well as options for cloud-free home automation using Home Assistant. Interested in building some yourself? Check out his Github repo for the 3d printable models, config files and more!

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Maker Security

A Look at the WiFi Kraken

In this video from Kak5, Mike Spicer shows off his WiFi Kraken which captures and records all WiFi traffic. Note how important analytics are to sifting through all the data that the device captures.

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Security

WPA3 Passwords Still Vulnerable and Capital One Hack Breakdown

Hak5, a great YouTube channel focused on IT security issues, has an insightful look at the Capital One hack.

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Security

Introducing the Packet Squirrel

Hak5 announces the availability of the Packet Squirel, a tiny device that allows remote network monitoring and VPN access. Very clever. Very useful. And Very dangerous.

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IoT Philosophy Fridays Security

New IoT Botnet On The Loose

Here’s an interesting look at recent security news, including news of a new IoT botnet that’s already infected millions of devices. You may want to hold off on those smart home automation plans for now.

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