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Hacking Like Mr Robot

Hacking like Mr. Robot Part 9 – Yagi Antenna

In one episode, Darlene comes into a room and you see how she sets up a strange device with a tripod on the windowsill. This device is a Wi-Fi Yagi antenna, sometimes referred to as “Cantenna”. A Yagi antenna is a directional antenna and it can greatly expand the wireless range. Yagi antennas are available […]

Hacking Like Mr Robot

Hacking like Mr. Robot Part 6 – Rubber Ducky

In an episode of Mr. Robot, Mobley gives Angela a Rubber Ducky. If she does not get the femtocell up and running, Mobley says she can simply plug in the USB flash drive, wait a few seconds and then pull out. What’s it all about? The USB Rubber Ducky is a keystroke injection tool disguised […]

Hacking Like Mr Robot

Hacking like Mr. Robot Part 5 – Malware USB Sticks

USB sticks actually serve as storage media, but USB sticks can also be used as attack tools. The curiosity of what is probably for data on a found USB stick, entices many people to simply plug the USB stick into their computer. Once that happens, attackers have many options. In this tutorial, I’ll show you […]

Hacking Like Mr Robot

Hacking like Mr. Robot Part 4 – Social Engineering

You would not borrow your phone to a stranger in a hoodie? In one episode, Elliot asks Krista’s friend if he can use his cell phone to make a phone call. Then he calls himself and gets the phone number  of the victom and finally, access to many more private information. The exploitation of trust […]

Hacking Like Mr Robot

Hacking like Mr. Robot Part 3 – Cloning RFID Cards

To gain access to Sentinel, Darlene applies a well-known hardware hack and exploits her relationship with an FBI agent – Cloning RFID Cards Darlene invites FBI Agent Dom to the bar, where they first talked in person. Dom comes with all her usual FBI utensils, such as her badge, her gun, and the RFID card that […]

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Hacking like Mr. Robot Part 2 – Deepsound

Elliot is hacking people in his life and stores all the information he finds on CDs. Then he labels them with classic band names. Many wonder why he does it and how sure that is. Hide information The answer is that Eliot hides the data on these CDs. He actually copies music to these CDs […]

Hacking Like Mr Robot

Hacking like Mr. Robot Part 1 – Raspberry Pi

Personally, I really like the TV series Mr. Robot, as the hacks are presented realistically. No animated viruses moving across the screen, as shown in many other series and movies, but, for example, real command lines in Kali Linux. Raspberry Pi 3 The Hacking Raspberry Pi in Episode 4 In episode 4 of Season One, […]