Commjacking Stories that Rocked Our World

Posted: July 13, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

Not long ago, we wrote about the commjacking stories that surprised us. They were stories about the realities and possibilities of commjacking from the least-likely places, including smart doorbells and drones. On the surface, they shouldn’t have been shocking. After all, commjackers can figure out almost any security obstacle. All they need is patience and just about any of the low-budget tools available on the open market. But here are the commjacking stories that really rocked our world because of their impact and implications – past, current and future: You Can’t Checkout of the DarkHotel “DarkHotel” is a type of…

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Commjacking From the Least Likely Places: Door Bells, Drones and Robin Hood

Posted: July 4, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

As we’ve highlighted (more than once…..) before in this blog space, a commjacker needs only WiFi access and some basic tools to gain access to your wireless device. Whether you’re in a café, on an airplane, in a car or at home, if a commjacker has the means, s/he has a way into your device and then your sensitive data. Just when it seems we can’t be surprised by the methods commjackers use, a story comes out revealing a new way to commjack and we’re – surprised. That’s not to say we’re not shocked overall: Because they’re players in a…

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