Jason continues the internet enabled garage door opener project by writing an Android app.
This week we’re breaking out the breadboard for an oldschool Hak5 mod — the Internet enabled garage door opener. Because when it comes to garage entry, what could be easier than writing an Android app to access a home Apache server, hitting a PHP script that interfaces with a USB Teensy over serial, activating relays connected to a remote. Duh.
Jason and Jenn Cutter bring us sights from the show floor at the Penny Arcade Expo East 2010. Table top dungeons & dragons on a multi-touch surface! A mod to turn any guitar into a game controller and killer gaming headphones. Plus, Shannon investigates secure delete utilities in this week’s Snusb Report. All that and more this time on Hak5.
Adding a touch screen to a LCD is pretty straight forward and fairy inexpensive. There are a few different places to get the touch screen kit, we got ours from ebay for around 80 bucks + shipping. Dealextreme.com has a small selection of smaller touch screen kit perfect for netbooks, because they come with a controller made to connect internally instead of external usb. When buying a kit to make sure it comes with the matching controller to avoid any head aches.
This time on the show Jason joins with a touchscreen LCD mod that’s a lot easier than one might think. Then Darren and Matt pit their desktop virtualization platforms, Virtual Box and VMware Workstation, against eachother over a game of Halo.
In this episode Matt uses PowerGUI to command the new Windows PowerShell, Chris Gerling demonstrates Helix, an open source forensics toolkit and Darren builds a simple web mashup using Yahoo Pipes. Plus haksnacks including router passwords, uninterrupted file copying, password strength auditing, and Firefox keyword shortcuts.
In this episode Chris Gerling shows us a little reverse engineering with Crackmes, Darren unlocks OpenWRT on the Fon router, Will Coppola demonstrates inprotect, a nessus/nmap web frontent, and Matt fixes the Rock Band guitar once and for all. Plus HakSnacks including installation package building with Iexpress, a Rock Band drum kit for your PC, converting flash videos to mobile media formats, and browsing the Internets with calculator. Grab some pwnj00z, the next hour is designated for technolust!
In this episode of Hak5 Darren uses the eeePC, BackTrack 3, and Aircrack-ng to audit the security of our WPA encrypted wireless access point. Wess reviews Herbie the Mousebot from Solarbotics, a great electronics projects for beginners/intermediates. Chris Gerling comes by to show us Rockbox, the open source firmware alternative for your portable media players as well as a brief tutorial on building your own songs for frets on fire. Grab a companion cube and gather ’round for some technolust.
In this episode Simon Jakesch from Zenoss joins us to talk about the open source network management suite. Wess shows us the science behind the infrared camera mod. Chris Gerling hacks the Nokia 770 Internet tablet. Darren builds a one-click remote assistance package to help save the holidays, and Will Coppola drops by with an EVDO antenna mod sure to boost signal. Plus details on the upcoming Hak5Live / meetup at the East Coast LAN as always trivia. Grab some hax0rflakes, it’s time for a heavy dose of technolust.
In this season premiere episode of Hak5 Wess brings us an underwater camera enclosure mod, Alli shows us how to make our own nifty Photoshop brushes, and Darren gets his hack on with some cracked USB Wi-Fi for packet-sniffing goodness. Plus this month’s Trivia, LAN Party, and the latest in the EvilServer saga.
In this season finale episode of Hak5 Paul cracks open the Apple TV for a little hacking, Wess shows us how to virtualize physical servers, Mubix joins us to show off some goodies for your USB drives, Darren benchmarks budget home servers, and we tread into web two-oh mashup territory. Plus more janky products for your rofling enjoyment, deets on the LAN party, trivia, poll, web 1.0 fan site contest, and info on a new show pilot.
In this episode Paul takes a look at Q, the open source CPU emulator for Mac. Erin Shahan joins us to talk about RSI, the geeks natural predator. Alli shows off an idiot-proof Nintendo DS mod chip with plenty of hackability (and Doom of course). And Wess brings us a blingin’ modded mouse for micro with style. Plus this monthï¿½s trivia, poll, & LAN party details.
In this episode Darren builds a Network Attached Storage server for our home network using a spare PC, a compact flash card, and some BSD. Paul brings us Doom on the iPod using Linux and some geeky voodoo. Wess crafts a unique LED liquor cabinet for about a hundred bucks. And Darren puts on his slightly darker than gray hat with a USB key that owns Windows machines in a matter of seconds (with a little prevention thrown in for good measure). Plus this month’s trivia, poll, & LAN party details from the lovely and talented Alli.
In this episode Darren shows us how to unite Windows, Mac, and Linux desktops with Synergy. Wess builds an automatic LED lamp, while Limin Li joins us to show off the setup of the digital DJ. Plus Interviews with Jason Davis of MD5Lookup at the sixth Hackers On Planet Earth conference in New York. And as always details on this month’s LAN party, trivia, poll, and geeky sketches.
In this episode of Hak.5 Jenn Cutter from Openalpha.tv guest hosts, bringing us a PSP-Windows hack. Darren continues his quest for the ultimate vidcast-couch-potato setup with a media center remote over cell-phone. Wess puts his own spin on Dance Dance Revolution with a custom modded dance pad. Rob Fuller of mubix.com joins us to show off his USB thumbdrive toolkit.
Plus an interview with the guys from Podzinger.com, a parody we’ve dubbed ‘the token’, an intro from Sean Carruthers of labrats.tv, leet-hack interviews from Karen Johnson, and Leo Laporte of twit.tv shows his evil side.
In this episode of Hak.5 the gang hacks the CVS disposable digital camera, secure VNC traffic using SSH tunneling, take viewer questions and even check out some video submissions. Plus some special announcements and more commercials worth watching. Guest intro by Kevin Mitnick and music by Ashley Witt.
In this episode of Hak.5 Jon brings us a coding challenge, Wess builds a laser audio transmitter for his iPod, Harrison shows us why we should get to know our network neighbors better, and Darren remotely installs VNC with a command line gem. Plus the conclusion to last month’s chilling cliff-hanger and guest appearances by Leo Laporte, Amber MacArthur, Mike Lazazzera, and Frank Linhares.
In this episode of Hak.5 Wess builds a mini arcade cabinet for under $100, Harrison attacks SSL with Whoppix, Darren defends himself by setting up a VPN server on XP, and Jon & Harrison take on buffer overflows with beer. Plus an interview with a Goldeneye Source developer, exclusive in-game video, and more Microshaft than you can wave a rounded IDE cable at. Special guest intro by Jenn Cutter from OpenAlpha and new theme music by Ashley Witt.
In this episode of Hak.5 the crew explores ways to hack RSS into your morning routine with a custom alarm clock and newspaper. Harrison makes us all a little more paranoid about network security with an ARP Cache Poisoning overview, then takes it to the streets. Wess gives the case a break and takes on the IBM Model M beast-keyboard while Alli goes retro with a classic arcade game review. All this plus a flaming-case-mod and a flame-proof blueberry hefeweizen.