Courtesy of National Geographic Hacker and Developer Darren Kitchen believes hacking is not an inherently criminal act. Instead, he thinks hacking can help foster more open and free societies around the world.

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Learn how to do a hardware upgrade to your laptop with these easy steps! —— Thank You Patrons! Without your support via patreon.com/tekthing, we wouldn’t be able to make the show for you every week! https://www.patreon.com/tekthing —— EMAIL US! [email protected] —— Amazon Associates: http://amzn.to/2gm9Egf Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/tekthing —— Website: http://www.tekthing.com RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/tekthing THANKS! HakShop: https://hakshop.myshopify.com/ —— […]

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As a keystroke injection attack tool capable of mimicking both a USB keyboard and mass storage, the USB Rubber Ducky excels at autonomously exfiltrating documents – or what we like to call performing an involuntary backup. In this article I will briefly outline the steps necessary to create turn your USB Rubber Ducky into a document […]

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Pilfering Passwords with the USB Rubber Ducky Can you social engineer your target into plugging in a USB drive? How about distracting ’em for the briefest of moments? 15 seconds of physical access and a USB Rubber Ducky is all it takes to swipe passwords from an unattended PC. In honor of the USB Rubber […]

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Today on HakTip we’re talking Vi, the powerful text editor for Linux systems! ——————————- Shop: http://www.hakshop.com Support: http://www.patreon.com/threatwire Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/hak5 Our Site: http://www.hak5.org Contact Us: http://www.twitter.com/hak5 ——————————

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Experimental FPV Quadcopters at the London Hackspace. Darren meets with London Aerospace to check out V-Tail and Nano Class multirotors. Plus, how to set up your Arduino to visually represent words from an RSS – all that and more, this time on Hak5! Download HD | Download MP4 https://london.hackspace.org.uk/ https://wiki.london.hackspace.org.uk/view/LondonAerospace https://processing.org/ http://playground.arduino.cc/Interfacing/Processing http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920021414.do https://github.com/snubs/Arduino

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We’re in London. Let’s grab a pint! 19:00 at The Swan Tavern near Hyde Park next to the Lancaster Gate subway station at 66 Bayswater Road, London, W2 3PH. Just look for the hackers and keep an eye on twitter @hak5darren for any announcements if we bar-hop. Loading…

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Join Hak5’s @Hak5Darren and @Sebkinne for drinks in Amsterdam this Sunday, February 15th beginning at 19:00 at Beertemple! Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 250, 1012 RR Amsterdam, Nederland Please RSVP here.

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Come one, come all, come Irish! The Hak5 Dublin meetup tradition is alive and well! Join Darren, Robb, Seb and friends for drinks by the Liffey! We’ll be meeting at 20:00 on Friday, February 27th at The Black Sheep on 61 Capel Street, Dublin Hope to see you there! RSVP Dublin! Loading…

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Come out to the Hak5 meetup this February 11, 2015 at Mein Haus am See (in Mitte) on Torstraße 125, 10119 Berlin! Hope to see you there! RSVP Here Loading…

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Enough about the iPhone 5 – from your friends at Hak5 Download HD Download MP4

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Howdy! So I bought a new iPad about a month ago when they first came out, and I figured it was time for me to review it. Better late than never, eh? I decided to buy the 4G Verizon LTE 32GB one in Black. It was about $750 before taxes (and before I sold my […]

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Join us for our Season 11 episode 11 party at the Baltic Pub in Point Richmond, CA! There won't be another binary episode number of Hak5 until Season 100 in 2057!! All ages welcome. Special nerdcore performance by Dale Chase! The Baltic Pub, 135 Park Pl Richmond, CA 94801. RSVP on Facebook or Add to Google Calendar.

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We’re back at CES 2012 for another year of awesome tech and new gadgets. What do you want to see? We’ll be covering the show floor from Monday through Friday to being you the most up to date content on what you like most. Be on the lookout for TONS of segments, which will be […]

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This past year was full of surprises, and many of the accomplishments we made are because of you, our viewers! February 15th will mark my first year living in the Bay Area, working fulltime with Hak5. Do I regret the move? Not one bit!

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I enjoy watching Hak5 and HakTip, as much as the next geek. However, I am also lucky enough to be able to call the Hak crew my close friends. Seeing them make their shows, rather than just watching the end product, is both fun and inspiring. I wanted to share some of that world with […]

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I’m sure most of the eyes reading this are probably not of the female persuasion more or less a woman in some sort of software developer role. But regardless, I was in my office bored and found myself staring at my Computer Engineer Barbie. I love it. It was a gift from my boyfriend, and […]

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Hak5 is packed and ready for Def Con 2011! This year, Darren, Paul, and I will be in Las Vegas all weekend- from Wednesday night through Sunday- compiling a delightful Hak5 episode for you to enjoy. We hope to get some good coverage and photos, so show off your Hak5 tshirt! If you see us, […]

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If you’ve ever been to Comic Con, you’ll probably already know exactly what I’m about to say. WHOA! Crazy! This year, 2011, marked my very first Comic Con. I’ve been to many anime conventions, tech expos, and geek cons in the past, but nothing compares to the San Diego Comic Con. If you haven’t been […]

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Guess who is at E3 today and tomorrow? Mr. Darren Kitchen and Mr. Paul Tobias! While I’m back in the Bay Area holding down the fort and taking care of the HakShop, Darren and Paul are covering E3 from the show floor.

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Ahh, Maker Faire, I think I’m in love. You made me feel like a child again. I was able to solder my own POV board, dance with an R2-D2, play with lights and electricity, pig out on fair food, and check out all sorts of DIY goodies.

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I’ve always been a fan of music video games, from the early days of Dance Dance Revolution to the newest and greatest in Rock Band. But, I am finding that this genre has a ton of variations and ‘types’ of gameplay. Not only are there the popular rhythm games, but also several pitch, volume, music […]

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WIFI PINEAPPLE VERSION 2 ONLY. THIS WILL NOT WORK WITH THE WIFI PINEAPPLE VERSION 3. Whether your new to Jasager or you’ve made a configuration change you wish you hadn’t, doing a fresh WiFi Pineapple install is a breeze. This guide walks you through the steps required to flash compatible WiFi Pineapple hardware with the […]

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In this segment Darren talks about Session Hijacking and demonstrates a tool from Errata Security called Hamster and Ferret that, in conjunction with a WiFi Pineapple, an ICS’d 3G connection and Tftpd32 we’re able to “sidejack” with our little man-in-the-middle setup. Lesson learned? Be suspicious of any wifi. Check for signatures of trusted networks and […]

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This guide builds on the Auto-Rickroll payload for the WiFi Pineapple. Following this guide you will be able to create a self-contained WiFi Pineapple or similar OpenWRT based wireless access point serving up faux websites to capture login credentials. The purpose of this article is to point out the simplicity of a phishing attack using […]

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Turn your WiFi Pineapple or any OpenWRT based Wireless Accesspoint into a self contained Auto-Rickrolling device!

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This segment, Shannon demonstrates some protecting from Firesheep using; BlackSheep.

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This segment with Darren he demos a couple of tools for us linux folks.

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Jason shows us how to program an Android Live Wallpaper

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This segment Shannon goes walking into Haiku, the successor to the beloved BeOS.

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Shannon checks out the easy web authoring tool Kompozer. Here are some of her favorite features.

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Darren reports from Automate 2011 with a 28 foot multi-touch bar.

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It’s ridiculous. I’ve been playing with it off and on since it got announced and I’m still surprised that the 3D works as well as it does, which is pretty damn well. The first boot process is completely idiot-proof, as Nintendo has basically perfected, and it’s about damn time they had a device that supports WPA2 wifi […]

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Originating in the 1970s, Snake has become a classic of simplistic video game design. With merely two controls to speak of, turning left and right relative to the direction of the main character, Snake has found its way into popular culture and ultimately our hearts. Play is fairly straight forward. Navigate a game board without […]

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Jason joins us for a little cloud backup action using Perl and Amazon S3.

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Join the Hak5 crew as we celebrate our Bay Area arrival and the beginning of season 9! LIVE PERFORMANCES from Nerdcore sensations Dual Core and Dale Chase Saturday April 2nd at 7:00pm The Hotsy Totsy Club 601 San Pablo Ave Albany, CA 94706 Ring in the ninth season with cocktails, nerdcore and technolust! 21 and […]

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In this segment Darren covers the beautification aspects of the case mod, tackling the tricky bits of cable management and accent lighting with cold cathodes.

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With Illumination Software Creator, from Radical Breeze, you can write software apps without the code, by using a unique easy interface.

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The first part of the photo frame case mod build.

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If you’ve ever used a USB storage device and wondered how stealthy you can be with them, you’re in for a scare. Windows XP logs pretty much everything you’d want to know about that USB key in the registry each time it’s plugged in and written to.

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Belvedere lets you organize any folders on your harddrive. You can create rules to move, copy, delete, rename, or open files based on name, extension, size, creation, date, and even more.

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Building a virtualization clusters with proxmox on the cheap and demonstrating how to migrate virtual machine.

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Saving money on your next system build or waiting to find that perfect case but have to get online right now. See how to build a Cardboard case for your new system.

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Rob Fuller and Raphael Mudge talk about Armitage; a cross-platform GUI front-end for Rapid7′s Metasploit. Mudge demonstrate setting up the software, scanning for targets, attacking hosts with client side attacks or remote exploits, and finally pivoting throughout the network using pass-the-hash techniques.

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Learn the process for submitting application for the Ovi Store. Showing off the Nokia Qt SDK for some of the ins and outs of getting started and developing apps forSymbian devices.

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Go open source in your virtual server platform with Proxmox-VE. This walkthrough will go show the steps of setting up a Proxmox server that will allow you to run virtual machines and manage with a webclient.

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Shannon checks out the Gmail drive shell extension Gmail Drive for Windows to be able to do some cloud storage via her google account and sync them to her computer.

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This segment by Jason continues his series on the developing in the QT SDK to make a time-lapse photography app for the Symbian Platform.

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Jason introduces interface design using the QT SDK for some of the ins and outs of getting started and developing apps for Symbian devices.

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While sharing a heartwarming story about how a little plastic minifig, Darren shows of how to use the screen command especially during SSH sessions.

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Jason shows us the install and making Hello World program in the QT SDK for Symbian devices.

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Darren gives a basic overview of human hearing, vocals, compact disc frequency and why the maximum frequency of an 8000Hz telephone signal is only 4000Hz.

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Jenn Cutter joins us to talk about the no$gba emulator and her favorite community rom – Colors.

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Darren continues his series on the Public Switched Telephone Network with an explanation of Time Division Multiplexing, while showing off his artistic side on the white board.

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Darren continues his series on the Public Switched Telephone Network with Pulse Amplitude Modulation and Pulse Code Modulation.

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Gran Turismo 5 is finally out! You want to play with a wheel, don’t you? TOO BAD. There’s a massive shortage right now thanks to late adopters, people needing replacements (like me. I apologise to the rest of you short one), and those that bought early to give out as gifts. Don’t you wish you […]

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This segment has Jason ditching the heavy development environments and takes on lightweight scripting for Android.

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This demonstration Mubix joins us to add persistance to our penetration testing with a little Metasploit, Microsoft, and IP version 6.

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This segment Darren goes over some of the tools to do some interesting things with DNS and hak6.org.

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Space cadet Darren explains a bit of the design and characteristic of DNS.

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Shannon after hijacking someone else’s set brings us the Stoned Bootkit.

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