Archive for December, 2011 | Monthly archive page

Cracking WiFi WPS in < 4 hours

Due to poor implementation a brute force attack can be mounted which only has to guess the first half of the pin. This means there are only 11000 combinations to guess in total and each guess takes around 1.3 seconds. There is no mechanism in routers to disconnect a user after so many failed login […]

GPRS Interception – how to sniff 2G mobile data

Karsten Nohl / Luca Melette explained how it works at the Chaos Computer Club Communication Camp 2011. Camp 2011: GPRS Intercept. A simpler tutorial can be found here – Download sources into ~/gprs_sniffer git clone git:// git clone git:// git clone git:// wget – Download ARM cross compiler wget tar xf bu-2.15_gcc-3.4.3-c-c++-java_nl-1.12.0_gi-6.1.tar.bz2 – […]

Filtering out the pollution you breathe in cities

Being able to breathe is a big issue and unfortunately the pollution levels in our cities is so high that going out for a run or cycling is more harmful than the health benefits. So to counter this, there are a few filters available. Pollution China has a nice article on how to choose the […]

Rocksmith – play guitar hero with a real guitar

Learn how to play a guitar by gaming. Plug in an electric guitar. Rocksmith | Ubisoft | Home.

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Iran used GPS spoofing to hijack US UAV and force it to land

“The GPS navigation is the weakest point,” the Iranian engineer told the Monitor, giving the most detailed description yet published of Iran’s “electronic ambush” of the highly classified US drone. “By putting noise [jamming] on the communications, you force the bird into autopilot. This is where the bird loses its brain.” The “spoofing” technique that […]

Iran used GPS spoofing to hijack US UAV and force it to land

Exclusive: Iran hijacked US drone, says Iranian engineer –

Microsoft to kill IE 6+7 using auto updates

Chrome and Firefox do it, and it’s about time Microsoft did it! Well done on killing that old shit. It’ll be updated seamlessley for everyone with automatic updates on. Microsoft to force IE auto updates – ZDNet Asia News.

Moon Express wants the Lunar prizes

These guys hope to launch a hovercraft to the moon which can mine, place things there and do scientific experiments in 2013. They’re expecting to be able to do it with a budget of around $70m, because they’re based on existing technologies. HOME. Interview with owner here

Looks like EU is US’s ACTA Bitch

EU looks like it will ratify US totalitarian ACTA anti copyright agreement driven solely by the big patent trolling businesses lobby. While we’re in a recession, let’s also completely kill innovation. Europees ja tegen ondertekening ACTA | Webwereld.

Rear projected transparent DJ Mix Decks

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Macro Cell Lens Band for any mobile phone

The lens is inserted into a rubber band and only costs $15,-. Macro Cell Lens Band.

Tart cherry juice drinkers gain sleep advantage

2 glasses of cherry juice per day allows you to sleep on avg 39 minutes longer and more efficiently as well as reducing napping behaviour. Tart cherry juice drinkers gain sleep advantage.

TimeScapes Time Lapse Photography

This movie shows the earth at its’ best. Shot by the astronomy photographer of the year, Tom Lowe. TimeScapes 4K from Tom Lowe on Vimeo. TimeScapes Time Lapse Photography.

Interactive images float in space

Using fog to project on, they project 3D images and allow you to use standard 2 finger rotation and zoom actions, as well as project a keyboard. InAVate – Interactive images float in space.

Gene therapy protects against HIV in mice

Gene therapy can protect against HIV : Nature News & Comment.

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