WiFi

Security

How to Hack Wifi from $1.80

Which adapters are the best for WiFi hacking? Kody of Null Byte and Hak5 fame gives us his advice on what to buy. You can purchase a monster antenna like the Tube U, or something smaller like the AWUS036NHA or WEMOS D1 Mini or WiFi Nugget. Lots of options for different price points.

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IoT Maker Raspberry Pi

How to Hacking Your Garage Door with the Raspberry Pi Pico W

A high tech solution to not leaving the garage door open all day! Here’s the open source Raspberry Pi Pico W garage door sensor project, with instructions for how you can set up the same thing at your house: https://github.com/geerlingguy/pico-w-garage-door-sensor

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Interesting

The Bug That Created “Free Public Wifi” Networks That Didn’t Work

And I always thought it was a honey pot. While it could still be a honey pot, the fact that a SSID could propagate this way is fascinating.

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IoT Maker

Little Known ESP32 Power Saving Modes

Another great video about the ESP32 and its power saving modes. I need to dust off my soldering iron. We all know that we send our ESP32s to deep sleep to save energy. But do you know the other possibilities to save energy like light sleep and clock reduction? And what about modem sleep or […]

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Science

Are Supercapacitors the better Batteries?

I have often wondered why use batteries and not supercapacitors. Supercapacitors are super like Superman or Superwoman. Otherwise, they only would be called “Capacitors.” Right? Where are they “super” and where not? Where can we use them, and how? And the most important question: Are they better than batteries?

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Security

New WiFi Hack Affects ALL Devices

Seytonic highlights a “new” WiFi hack that’s been around since the heyday of WEP in the 90s.

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Apple Google Privacy

What Your Phone Sends Every 5 Minutes to Apple or Google

Apple’s push into privacy may be mostly talk as a new privacy study analyzed which data smartphones transmit to Apple and Google, even with telemetry options disabled. It turns out, iPhones and Androids not only send a number of identifiers on average every 5 minutes, some network connections even include location and nearby devices. Professor […]

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Security

Hacking Computers from Blocks Away With a Wi-Fi Duck

The USB Rubber Ducky is a famous hacker tool that allows quick exploitation of a target computer, provided you know what script you want to run in advance. SecurityFWD will try out a new tool called the Wi-Fi Duck that allows a hacker to connect and run payloads from up to blocks away. This allows […]

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