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WPA2 安全漏洞

話說 WPA2 也撐了十三年了: WPA2 became available in 2004 and is a common shorthand for the full IEEE 802.11i (or IEEE 802.11i-2004) standard. 這次的漏洞可以參考「Severe flaw in WPA2 protocol leaves Wi-Fi traffic open to eavesdropping」這邊。 PoC 稱作 KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attacks),漏洞將會在十一月正式發表,從會議的標題名稱大概可以知道方向,是對 Nonce … Continue reading

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Alphabet (Google) 的 Project Loon 拿到授權,支援波多黎各的救災計畫

Project Loon 是 Alphabet (Google 的母公司) 透過熱氣球建立網路的計畫。 這次波多黎各災後已經好幾個禮拜了,但還是有大量的基地台還是不通。於是 Project Loon 從 FCC 得到實驗性的執照,建立行動網路:「Alphabet’s Internet balloons will try to restore cell service in Puerto Rico」。 Nearly 82 percent of cell sites in Puerto Rico and 57 percent in the US Virgin … Continue reading

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iOS 11 的無線網路與藍芽關假的讓 EFF 不爽...

這次 iOS 11 的無線網路與藍芽需要到 Settings (設定) 裡面才能有效關掉的設計,讓 EFF 不爽寫了一篇文章:「iOS 11’s Misleading “Off-ish” Setting for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi is Bad for User Security」。 On an iPhone, users might instinctively swipe up to open Control Center and toggle Wi-Fi and Bluetooth off … Continue reading

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Bose 販賣用戶隱私被告

Unroll 在旁邊燒的時候 (參考 Uber 戰火蔓延到 Unroll),Bose 也不甘寂寞決定跟上科技業的潮流:「Bose headphones spy on listeners: lawsuit」。 Bose 直接將他們 app 收集到的資訊拿出來賣: Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and … Continue reading

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iOS 透過無線網路的 RCE...

在「About the security content of iOS 10.3.1」這邊的說明: Available for: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later, iPod touch 6th generation and later Impact: An attacker within range may be able to execute arbitrary code on the Wi-Fi chip … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Zero 新增了對外的無線網路與藍牙...

Raspberry Pi Zero 本來是沒有網路功能的,對於 IoT 應用有點綁手綁腳,現在則出了加上無線網路與藍牙的版本,Zero W:「New product! Raspberry Pi Zero W joins the family」。 本來的 Zero 是 USD$5,有無線網路與藍牙的 Zero W 要 $10,然後也有出專用的殼: 這樣應用好像多了一些...

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歐盟法院認為公開無線網路的營運者不需要對使用者的侵權行為負責

歐盟法院 (The Court of Justice of the European Union) 認為公開無線網路的營運者不需要對使用者的侵權行為負責:「EU Court: Open WiFi Operator Not Liable For Pirate Users」。 不過這是有一些前提的,法院認為應該要符合這幾個要件,營運方才不要負責。基本上完全沒有 filter 限制的無線網路會符合這些條件: The Court further notes that in order for such ‘mere conduit’ services to be exempt from third party … Continue reading

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WiGLE (Wireless Geographic Logging Engine)

WiGLE 是個蒐集無線網路資訊的服務 (i.e. SSID、mac address 以及定位位置),依照維基百科上的資料,WiGLE 計畫從 2001 年開始,到現在快十五年了: The first recorded hotspot on WiGLE was uploaded in September 2001. 趁著最近 Pokémon Go 會跑來跑去,就順便幫忙蒐集資料了... 目前我蒐集資料的方式是透過 WiGLE 的 Android 應用程式 (Wigle Wifi Wardriving) 開著讓他背景跑,然後回到家以後上傳,過一陣子讓系統更新後就可以看到了。

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Linksys 的 WRT54GL

前幾天跟同事聊到 Android 刷機的事情,而最近剛好看到介紹這台無線分享器裡的名機,Linksys 的 WRT54GL:「 The WRT54GL: A 54Mbps router from 2005 still makes millions for Linksys」,第一款被廣泛應用在各種客製化硬體的機器。 取自維基百科的「File:Linksys WRT54G.jpg」 從 2005 年開始賣,到現在 2016 年還是繼續在賣,而且這東西支援的無線規格很舊,還比其他的無線分享器貴不少: Witness the Linksys WRT54GL, the famous wireless router that came out in 2005 and is still … Continue reading

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Audi 準備在 New York International Auto Show 上惡搞無線網路

就是車商的那個 Audi 打算在 New York International Auto Show 上惡搞無線網路,推銷自家的 A4:「Audi is trolling the competition with its Wi-Fi at the New York Auto Show」。 據說再過幾天就會知道實際情況了...

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