Power Pwn: This DARPA-funded power strip will hack your network | ZDNet

Author Lado Jovovic 23.7.2012. | 10:16

For a bit over 1000 USD, “you can just plug in and do a full-scale penetration test from start to finish” — No, it’s not a luxury love hotel in Tokyo, it’s the latest security testing equipment invented by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

The fact that it is disguised as an innocuous-looking power strip, but actually can launch a wide range of remotely-activated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Ethernet attacks … makes it a device that really really needs to come with a request to “do no evil” with it.

Power Pwn: This DARPA-funded power strip will hack your network | ZDNet.

Author Lado Jovovic 23.7.2012. | 10:16
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