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Weekly Ten: Microsoft's New Slogan: Hey, It Could Be Worse, $200 Linux PC, Cloud Cracks WPA

Jul 29, 2010, 06:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jun Auza)

"6. Welcome to the future: cloud-based WPA cracking is here In 2008, I speculated about the future of distributed security cracking. That future has arrived, in the form of a $17 "cloud" based service provided through the efforts of a security researcher known as Moxie Marlinspike. It is effective against pre-shared key deployments of both WPA and WPA2 wireless networks.
More @ TechRepublic

"7. Why India's $35 Tablet May Be Just a Dream
A prototype tablet from India that looks similar to the iPad but costs a few hundred dollars less than the magical device is on its way, according to the country's government officials who showed the device at an event Thursday.
More @ Wired"

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