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Accessing a BackTrack server via mobile phone in a secure way

The Objective:

Set up a Backtrack system that is accessible over the internet from the phone in my pocket. What can I say? I like to practice my metasploit syntax while waiting in the doctor’s office. Oh, and I’d also like to do it as cheaply as possible and in some relatively secure fashion.

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Researchers steal iPhone passwords in six minutes

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The paper highlights risks that accompany losing a locked iOS device regarding confidentiality of passwords stored in the key chain. It presents results of Handson tests that show the possibility for attackers to reveal some of the key chain entries. For the described approach, the knowledge of the user’s secret pass code is not needed, as the protection provided by the pass code is bypassed.

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute Secure Information Technology (Fraunhofer SIT) can jailbreak and decrypt passwords from the iPhone‘s for your Mail account, corporate VPN, WiFi, among others.