Sky TV Website Security Update

Juha Saarinen has written an excellent article covering the security issues I had with Sky Television?s web help site. [quote] The help system used by the broadcaster lacks account authentication by password, allowing access from the internet simply by guessing the email address of a registered user. [/quote] Sky have ostensibly fixed the site by […]

Don’t use WEP for Wireless Encryption

On the off chance you haven’t got the message yet and switched your WiFi connection to WPA: [quote] “…it is possible to recover a 104 bit WEP key with probability 50% using just 40,000 captured packets… for 85,000 data packets [the success probability is] about 95%… 40,000 packets can be captured in less than one […]