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The Changing Wireless Attack Landscape

I’m en-route to the SANS Orlando 2011 conference, getting ready to teach SEC617 Ethical Hacking Wireless.В  I’m really excited about some new material and a changing focus on the SEC617 course. Over the past couple of years we’ve seen a definite change in wireless hacking techniques and tools.В  While we are still seeing attacks against [...]

March 27, 2011   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

Reflections on “hole196″

Last week at BlackHat, AirTight Networks security analyst Md Sohail Ahmad presented his findings on a vulnerability dubbed “hole196″. Affecting WPA/WPA2 Enterprise networks, this issue allows an authenticated user to manipulate other clients on the network to establish ARP spoofing attacks, to impersonate data frames from the AP or to create a DoS attack against [...]

August 3, 2010   Posted in: 802.11, Uncategorized  2 Comments

WiMAX Network Scanning Work-in-Progress

I’m in Baltimore this week teaching Ethical Hacking Wireless. We’re having a lot of fun, and since we’re in Baltimore, it’s a good opportunity to spend some time with WiMAX and the Clear (Sprint) network here. I stopped off at Best Buy a few hours ago and picked up a Motorola WiMAX Clear modem (CPEi [...]

June 7, 2010   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

QuahogCon: We should have a raw bar.

QuahogCon is the first hacker conference to hit Rhode Island, April 23-25, 2010. Held in the fancy Hotel Providence in downtown Providence, this conference is 1/2 infosec and 1/2 hardware hacking and DIY electronics.В  I’ve submitted a proposal to talk about my research on ZigBee technology which will nicely bridge both the infosec and hackware [...]

December 3, 2009   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments

Wired: 100 Things Your Kids May Never Know About

An awesome article on Wired about 100 Things Your Kids May Never Know About. A must-read. My least-favorite: #50: Privacy. -Josh

July 23, 2009   Posted in: Uncategorized  No Comments