This is pretty cool: Whilst searching for an alternative to HyperTerminal that supports Serial Port connections, I discovered that PuTTY now connects to Serial COM ports as well as the usual SSH/Telnet stuff 😀
As a business you can’t use HyperTerminal Private Edition unless you pay a licence fee; and now that Microsoft has removed HyperTerminal … Read more »
If your Powervault NAS loses network connectivity or won’t boot into the OS, you’ll need to physically access it via the console port at the back. From there you can edit and upgrade the BIOS, run a recovery boot (boots the OS from another drive) and perform hardware diagnostics.
Here’s the settings you’ll need for HyperTerminal:
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Every time you deploy a WEP Access Point, a fluffy kitty dies.
Recently a team of German cryptography researchers perfected methods to recover a WEP key faster than ever before. The older Weak IV attacks generally needed between 500,000 and 2,000,000 packets to recover a 128-bit WEP key. In contrast, the new PTW method needs a … Read more »
As of version 0.9, the aircrack-ng suite natively supports the PTW attack. Download it here. To invoke the PTW attack in aircrack-ng, run it with the -z switch: aircrack-ng.exe -z mycapturefile.cap.
A French chap has compiled Aircrack-PTW for Windows. This is great for anyone using the AirPcap adapter to inject packets in Windows, as the new … Read more »
If you’ve ever misplaced, or forgotten to document, one of your passwords stored in an application, Asterisk Key is a free and invaluable tool.
Asterisk Key reveals saved passwords from most Windows apps and even Internet Explorer (which is probably a good reason to switch to Firefox!)
It doesn’t work on everything, but it’s worth a shot!