Introduction The terms cyberwarfare and cyberterrorism are both used since the 1990s for describing adverse events in cyberspace. Even though the three-decade history of cyberwarfare and cyberterrorism, academic communities could not agree on a widely accepted definition of these terms and draw a clear line between the two types of cyber events.
Researchers claim that the majority of the dark web exist to facilitate criminal activities, including drug trade, financial fraud, and illegal pornography. This article explores the different methods researchers have experimented with to help the identification and deanonimisation of the marketplace vendors of the dark web.
I had an ageing TP-Link AC750 (TL-WR902AC) pocket router that I used to carry around on my travels before the pandemic. It is a handy travel mate allowing me to share the hotel Wi-Fi with my laptop, tablet and Chromecast devices. Sadly, the router has its limitations, but OpenWrt gave the AC750 a second life.
This article explains how a disk image can be taken from a virtual machine running on the public cloud. The acquired disk image can then be used with offline forensic tools like Autopsy and Encase.
Due to the strict COVID-19 policies in Australia, the BSides Canberra hacker conference was back in mid-April 2021. My visit was a good excuse to take my pwnagotchi for a walk in Canberra, and draw some conclusions of the Wi-Fi security practices of the Australian capital city.
For those not familiar with the pwnagotchi project, it makes Wi-Fi password auditing fun again. A pwnagotchi device is essentially bettercap installed on a Pi Zero, allowing to capture Wi-Fi packets on the go. The captured Wi-Fi packets are automatically uploaded to third-party services, and then analysed to reveal weak wireless passwords (PSKs) of the nearby wireless access points.