Raspberry Pi Zero becomes a tiny lethal hacking system thanks to PoisonTap

Raspberry Pi Zero

Samy Kamkar is an engineer who takes time demonstrating how small conventional devices can have much more danger than usual. Its latest creation is PoisonTap, software that converts the small Raspberry Pi Zero in a lethal device for the safety of our laptops.

This tool achieves that by connecting the RPI Zero to any USB port of a computer all web traffic unencrypted intercepts, including authentication cookies that are used to log in all types of private accounts, and that information is then sent to a Server that is under the control of the attacker.

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A minicomputer plate for $16? CHIP Pro is new competition for Raspberry Pi Zero


The tiny computer CHIP has become quite popular since it appeared last year, mainly because of its price: $ 9, rapidly rising to $ 30 if we put shipments, adapters and cables. Costs aside, has become a decent competition for Raspberry Pi Zero.

With it we can do many things, one of the most famous is the use as a handheld brain PocketCHIP. The developer team has considered that it was time to upgrade to the microcomputer, and do so in two ways : a version CHIP Pro which costs $ 16 and a chipGR8 SIP (processor and RAM) that goes for $ 6.

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