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Hacking Wi-Fi networks with the Pineapple Mark IV honeypot

Darren Kitchen, 29, founder of Hak5 and creator of the WiFi Pineapple Mark IV honeypot.Darren Kitchen, 29, founder of Hak5 and creator of the WiFi Pineapple Mark IV honeypot.

(Credit: Declan McCullagh/CNET)

AUSTIN, Texas–Some funny things were happening at the South by Southwest conference here today. My virtual private network connection kept getting disabled, and even stranger, on a friend’s laptop a window popped up showing an animated cartoon cat flying through the air with a rainbow in its wake. Continue reading Hacking Wi-Fi networks with the Pineapple Mark IV honeypot

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Alcatel-Lucent, Arbor Networks partner on DDOS mitigation

IDG News Service – Alcatel-Lucent is offering a router with technology from Arbor Networks that defends against distributed denial-of-service attacks, the two companies said Wednesday.

The companies have partnered to put Arbor’s Threat Management System (TMS), which filters out attack traffic, into Alcatel-Lucent’s 7750 model router. It’s the first time that Arbor has embedded the software into a router, as it sells stand-alone TMS appliances. Continue reading Alcatel-Lucent, Arbor Networks partner on DDOS mitigation