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Low Energy Bluetooth Mesh Networks

Bluetooth is a short range wireless standard used to connect devices that are close to each other. Mesh networking allows many devices to connect to each other using multi-path delivery and ad hoc topologies. The new bluetooth mesh standard is expected to apply directly to the area known as “internet of things” (IOT) where it […]

WiFi on a Chip

Old fashioned “wireless” radios were entirely analog, before the age of digital electronics began. The form of wireless communication we know as “WiFi” depends upon many digital circuits but also still has some analog components. Intel is working on a WiFi circuit that is mostly digital. And a Singapore based research group is developing a […]

Hacking Exposed – Wireless

The new second edition update to “Hacking Exposed – Wireless” has a companion web site that includes several extended versions of chapters. Hacking Exposed Wireless 2nd Edition – [hackingexposedwireless.com] Online Chapters Wireless is a very complex topic, and some may want to dig even further into the WiFi and Bluetooth specifications while learning more about […]

Hacking Wireless Keyboards

Hacking Wireless Keyboards With Keykeriki – [securitytube.net] KeyKeriki is a hardware + software tool released by Remote Exploit to exploit wireless keyboards. You can download the theory slides from here. The details about the software and hardware requirements is available on their website. According to them: “Now 1.5 years after releasing our whitepaper “27Mhz Wireless […]


Rovio is a remote controlled car with a camera mounted on it, but instead of using a radio signal for the control channel, it uses Wifi and can be controlled over any internet connection. You can also control the camera and monitor its output over the internet. How many practical applications and modifications are possible […]


Kismet is a powerful wireless sniffer that offers excellent passive reconnaissance of wireless networks. It requires a wireless card that supports rfmon (monitor) mode and runs on linux. It is available as a standalone application and is also found on the Backtrack CD compilation. Kismet – [kismetwireless.net] What is Kismet? Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 […]

Wireless Restrictions

AC-18 WIRELESS RESTRICTIONS (NIST SP 800-53) The organization: (i) establishes usage restrictions and implementation guidance for wireless technologies; and (ii) authorizes, monitors, controls wireless access to the information system. NIST Special Publications 800-48 and 800-97 provide guidance on wireless network security. NIST Special Publication 800-94 provides guidance on wireless intrusion detection and prevention. Overview of […]



Wireless attacks are constantly changing and so are the defensive techniques used against them. Here are some of the areas involved with different wireless attacks: Recon – most wireless attacks start out with some form of recon. It is usually possible to sniff the wireless packets WEP – this security protocol is no longer safe […]