We reported last week that D-Link was adding captchas to their routers to prevent automated login by malware. Unsurprisingly, it doesn’t work all time.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.05.19 at 20:02
[NRP] sent us a few of his projects. The most notable of the bunch was a school project funded by Disney. They were to make some kind of interactive entertainment for people waiting in line for rides.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.05.17 at 10:01
D-Link is adding captcha support to its line of home routers. While default password lists have been abundant for many years, it was only recently that we started seeing the them implemented in malware.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.05.12 at 18:26
[dunk] sent his home made Radio Control system. It is constructed from a Playstation 2 controller, an Atmega 2561, microcontroller, some RF modules and various servos and motors.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.05.09 at 14:15
Host of the Soldersmoke podcast, [Bill Meara], contributed this guest post. WSPR is a new communications protocol written by radio amateur and Nobel Prize winner [Joe Taylor].
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.05.07 at 17:23
GNUCITIZEN has posted information on linksys wireless IP camera hacking. It turns out that some models send the administrator user name and password to the computer when the setup wizard requests a connection.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.04.20 at 14:56
[Trax] sent in his writeup on this RF modem with built in 250mW amplifier. The original power of the RF transceiver was around 10mW, his final results after testing were nearly 250mW.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.04.02 at 15:04
[Travis Goodspeed] posted a preview of what he’s working on for this Summer’s conferences. Last weekend he gave a quick demo of sniffing AES128 keys on Zigbee hardware at SOURCE Boston.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.03.16 at 00:26
Photo from Museum of Retro Technology
Years ago I fell upon The Victorian Internet by Tom Stangadge. It is a fascinating read, telling the tale of how the world was girdled by copper wires carrying text messages to far flung places.
Via Makezine | Posted on 2009.03.15 at 09:40
RFID seems to have invaded every part of our lives. Sure, the technology has been primarily used in government and industry, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have consumer applications.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2009.03.02 at 17:15