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Tastic RFID Thief: Silent, But Deadly

You’re a professional. You’re equipped with the latest in elite, customized RFID hacking tools. So, it's high time you put a silencer on your Tastic RFID Thief – the weaponized, long-range badge reader. We’ll show you how to avoid the embarrassingly loud beep when turning on your RFID badge stealer during your next physical penetration test. Because after all, silence is golden.

In Heartbleed’s Wake: A Password Primer

Passwords are the most commonly required authentication for website and email access, and they are effective when they work as designed – to prevent unauthorized access to an account or system. The Heartbleed vulnerability disclosure in April 2014 put the topic in the national spotlight, but the concerns about password security are no less diminished in light of the Apple iCloud incident and the news of the outdated Gmail password disclosure.

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