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crack thomson speedtouch wpa keys with your android phone

Jun 09, 2010, 23:17 (0 Talkback[s])

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"You can use your android for domotics that's a lot of fun and impressive. But here is another way to impress your friends with your phone. There's a scripting environment available for the Android and that makes it possible to run python, which in turn makes it possible to run the python version of stkeys.

"stkeys is a little tool demonstrating a weakness in the thomson speedtouch wifi router default wpa key. The default wep/wpa key is generated by an algorithm which is based on the serial number and so is the default SSID. The algorithm was cracked a long time ago and is a nice demonstration of what you shouldn't rely on for security. This is a very dangerous situation as wrongfully thinking you are safe is even worse then running an open network."

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