Darren Kitchen is the founder of Hak5, an Internet television show inspiring hackers and IT pros since 2005. Breaking out of the 1990s phone phreak scene, Darren has continued to foster his passion for information security throughout his career as a systems administrator, presenter and creator of best selling penetration testing tools.
Patrick Norton loves answering tech questions and reviews products from laptops to home theater gear. He co-hosts TekThing with Shannon Morse, AVexcel with Robert Heron, and This Week in Computer Hardware with Ryan Shrout… when he’s not teaching his children how to operate jackhammers or exploring the Great Basin.
Rob “Mubix” Fuller is a Senior Red Teamer. His professional experience starts from his time on active duty as a United States Marine. He has worked with devices and software that run gambit in the security realm. He has a few certifications, but the titles that he holds above the rest are father, husband and United States Marine.
Sebastian Kinne is the lead developer of the WiFi Pineapple. Prior to hacking fruits, he reverse engineered MMORPG network protocols while completing his BSc in Computer Science. As a continuous presenter at the DEFCON Wireless Village and B-Sides London, he has probably tracked your smartphone’s WiFi in a demo or two.
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The WiFi Pineapple is the gold standard rogue access point. Capable of mimicking any hotspot, this honeypot is highly effective at collecting vulnerable clients. Managed in person or remotely through a simple web interface, the operator is uniquely poised as a man-in-the-middle enabling intelligence gathering, host redirection, credential capturing and so much more.
The USB Rubber Ducky is the original Keystroke Injection Attack tool. Posing as a generic USB Drive it’s a social engineers best friend. The open source tool is easily programmed allowing it to deliver automated keystrokes capable of gathering intelligence, installing backdoors, exfiltrating data and more – all while bypassing most prevention measures.
The LAN Turtle is a covert Systems Administration and Penetration Testing tool providing stealth remote access, network intelligence gathering, and man-in-the-middle monitoring capabilities. Housed within a generic “USB Ethernet Adapter” case, the LAN Turtle’s covert appearance allows it to blend into many IT environments. Get a shell over SSH, OpenVPN, Meterpreter and more.