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Brakeing Down Security Podcast

May 27, 2014

As promised, I am posting a video I made explaining how to setup Kismet to do wireless scans.

The only pre-requisites you need are Vmware (it will work the same in VirtualBox), and a VM of Kali linux. The only real difference is the message that asks where the wireless adapter should connect to.

It's my first attempt...


May 26, 2014

Mr. Boettcher and I had a great time this week.  We talked all about doing wireless audits for PCI using Kismet and Aircrack-ng, and talked about some capabilities of both.

 

Alfa AWUS051NH (works in Kali/Backtrack) (no sponsor link):


May 18, 2014

Sharing information between people and organizations can be a sensitive issue, especially if the information being shared is of mutual importance. 

This week, we break down PGP and it's open source cousin GPG.  We discuss how last week's podcast about hashing, encoding, and encryption are all bundled up neatly with PGP,...


May 13, 2014

Ever heard someone mention AES Encoding, or MD5 Encryption?

 

Many people in IT, Infosec, and Software development get confused about what Hashing, Encrypting, and Encoding.  We hack through the definition forest, looking for that Sequoia of understanding.

We also talk about Symantec's remarks that 'Antivirus is...


May 5, 2014

This week, we find ways to increase security when browsing the EWW (Evil Wide Web).

We give a shout-out to WhiteHatSec's Aviator browser as a way for everyone to have an eleveated security posture with very little configuration required. And Mr. Boettcher and I talk about some of the plugins we use to make ourselves...