Archive for February, 2012

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Review: BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide

 

Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide

An amazing book. This one wastes no time with a long pre-amble or justifying why you’d need to know how to pen-test; it just tells you what you need to know. You’re sniffing wireless traffic right from the start, injecting packets by page 40 or so, and then you’re off spoofing MAC addreses, cracking WPA (even shared authentication), and doing man-in-the-middle attacks.

This is not a book that explains a lot of theory and then expects you to figure out how to apply it. It’s a finely-tuned set of clear, intentional tutorials that explains how to use the tools, how to get results, and then explains what happened and why. It covers some of the basics (like ifconfig, iwconfig, ping, and a little bit about packet specifications), and then moves on to the heavy-lifters like airmon, aireplay, airodump, wireshark, and others.

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Outlook 2010: Recall A Sent Email Message

What if you sent an email without attaching some necessary document or you just mistakenly put the wrong information in the email? Outlook 2010 provides a feature to recall a sent message and is the first desktop email client that provides such an option.

Go to the Sent Items and open the Message that you wish to resend, then hit the Office button(File Menu), go to the Info tab and head over to the Message Resend and Recall option.

 

Click the drop down button located with the Resend or Recall option and choose the Recall This Message option.

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