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"