Archive for the tag 'key'



Aug 09 2009

How to crack a WEP key and decrypt live traffic

Published by under Linux,Security

Cracking a WEP key is extremely easy and is a matter of a few seconds. Truth? Pretty much… We are going to decrypt traffic in real time as well without even needing to connect to the wireless access point. All steps will be run under root super-user as interfaces state needs to be changed.  To Start […]

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Nov 20 2008

Environment Variables and SSH

Published by under SSH

Very few environment variables are defined when connecting to a remote host with an SSH authorized key.   # ssh localhost env SHELL=/bin/bash SSH_CLIENT= 53816 22 USER=dave MAIL=/var/mail/dave PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games PWD=/home/dave LANG=en_US.UTF-8 SHLVL=1 HOME=/home/dave LOGNAME=dave SSH_CONNECTION= 53816 22 _=/usr/bin/env   To run a program calling libs from an unusual location, we’d need to redefine the […]

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