Archive for February, 2010

Airpwn TCP hijack, we’re serious this time

Friday, February 5th, 2010

For having to fill a last minute ShmooCon opening, dragorn delivered a very provoking talk. You may know him for his indispensable wifi tool, Kismet. He blew through 100 slides in 20 minutes and I’m sure I’ll miss the finer points but it really turned out to be something potentially incredible (and destructive). He laid the ground work by discussing how open public wifi hotspots are so heavily used. Many of us understand the risk but he set out to show even more unexplored territory.

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GPU vs. CPU supercomputing

Friday, February 5th, 2010

I’m at the ShmooCon hacker conference in D.C. this weekend and will be posting about some of the more interesting talks. The Friday round of talks are limited to 20 minutes and cover a wide variety of topics. Collin Brack opened with a subject I’m thoroughly interested in: GPU based cracking.

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