Category Archives: Hackable? Podcast

Hackable?” Tests Whether Car Key Fobs Are Secure

Smart key fobs make it easy to open your car, pop the trunk, and start driving without fumbling around for your keys. But is the signal sent through the air secure? Does every click give hackers a chance to capture your code?

During the second season of “Hackable?” white-hat hacker Tim Martin gained keyless entry to Geoff’s rental car by intercepting the key fob’s signal. On the latest episode, Tim’s back, and this time we learn if he can also start the car and drive away. Listen and learn if your car’s key fob could help a hacker steal your car in under 60 seconds!

Listen now to the award-winning podcast “Hackable?”.

 

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“Hackable?” Puts Wireless Mice to the Test

Wireless mice have become the preferred peripheral to scroll and click, and for most users, all they are really worried about is running out of battery at the wrong moment. But do these devices actually have a critical vulnerability? Could cutting the cord allow a hacker to take control of your computer?
On the latest episode of “Hackable?” we investigate whether Geoff’s wireless mouse is susceptible and just what kind of damage penetration tester Tim Martin can do with something called a MouseJack keystroke injection attack. Listen and learn if your most sensitive data is at risk!
Listen now to the award-winning podcast “Hackable?”.

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