Mac Developer: PoisonTap fools your PC into thinking the whole internet lives in an rPi • The Register
PoisonTap fools your PC into thinking the whole internet lives in an rPi • The Register: "How do you get a sniff of a locked computer? Tell it you're its gateway to the entire Internet IPv4 routing space.
That's the basic principle behind a demo from brainiac cracker Samy Kamkar. Plugged into a victim, his Raspberry Pi Zero-based "PoisonTap" isn't just a network sniffer, it's a backdoor-digger.
MacOS users can breathe a sigh of relief: Kamkar's attack currently only works on Windows and Linux boxen.
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