Tag Archives: Security

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Anatomy of a Malicious GPS Tracker

This is the kind of stuff I love. Recently I was given a GPS tracker from an individual. This tracker had been embedded in a victim’s car for 6 years. The following video examines the tracker’s components and method of install. Below the video you’ll find some close-up photos of the device. GPS Tracker Photos […]

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Auto Answer: Feature or Vulnerability

Auto Answer is a feature in many VoIP phones that allows the phone to go off-hook the very instant a call is received by the instrument. In this video we’ll look at how this feature is setup and talk about the security vulnerabilities. NIST Report:¬†Link Video Conferencing Auto Answer: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3

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Monumental Security Practices

Every time I take someone sight seeing in DC, I can’t un-see them. I should be alright with CCTV cameras hanging off of structures. I’m a security professional. We eat vulnerabilities for breakfast and birth countermeasures at dinner. This, however is different. Let me demonstrate my frustration. First, take the lovely Abraham Lincoln Memorial. Be […]

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Skinny Secure 002: Hackers vs Hackers, Airplanes vs Thumb-drives, & Students vs Teachers

Microsoft Hacked, Hackers Rejoice, Hackers Hacked Yesterday the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacked several Microsoft Twitter accounts. The SEA is a contingent of hackers that are supportive of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. After immediately taking credit for the attack and bragging all over the internet, they are today nursing a small wound of having their […]