This latest vulnerability on Cisco WLAN (AP Skyjacking) points out the importance for customers to deploy overlay WIPS to have a zero day response capabilities in place. Making changes to your WLAN controller, APs, and firewalls takes time and new vulnerabilities like this will continue to surface. A dangerous exploit that can be carried out using this vulnerability… Read More
Archives for August 2009
Skyjacking vulnerability which allows Cisco LAP to be diverted to connect to rogue controller by manipulating OTAP could be more dangerous than what has been clarified by Cisco in its advisory. The advisory says that “An exploit could prevent the device from functioning properly, resulting in a DoS condition. There is no risk of data loss… Read More
I recently read a statement put out by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison urging support for her bill, ” The Safe Prisons Communications Act creates a framework for the FCC to test and approve jamming equipment and to review applications from corrections facilities seeking to install cell phone jammers. Most importantly, to ensure the integrity of… Read More
WiFi is very convenient and let’s you get through your work day no matter where you are but this CNN piece featuring AirTight’s President will make you think twice about hackers before yu send sensitive information in a public hotspot.
Moxie Marlinspike presented SSLstrip at Blackhat early this year. The author made observation as to how most people initiate access to secure (HTTPS) websites using insecure connection (HTTP) which creates opportunity for the man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacker to get into the middle of the connection without flashing certificate mismatch message on the user’s machine. It is… Read More
What % of WiFi laptop users in your organization are vulnerable to WiFishing attacks? The odds are very high that you don’t have an exact answer. WiFish Finder is a tool for assessing whether WiFi devices active in the air are vulnerable to ‘Wi-Fishing’ attacks. Assessment is performed through a combination of passive traffic… Read More