Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Friday August 08, 2014

Use A Cat To Hack Your Neighbor’s Wi-Fi

If you see a cat wandering around your neighborhood, it is probably a WarKitteh hacking unprotected Wi-Fi networks. Wait. What?

The advent of Wi-Fi brought "wardriving," putting an antenna in a car and cruising a city to suss out weak and unprotected Wi-Fi networks. This weekend at the DefCon hacker conference in Las Vegas, Bransfield will debut the next logical step: The "WarKitteh" collar, a device he built for less than $100 that turns any outdoor cat into a Wifi-sniffing hacker accomplice.