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FRITZ!Box VoIP password extraction

July 9th, 2014 4 comments

Many providers send you the preconfigured FRITZ!Box containing all settings, whereas passwords are not visible in the webinterface. Some providers, such as Sunrise in Switzerland, argue they wont give you the password due to “safety reasons” when you call their helpdesk. m) – To extract your VoIP password from your FRITZ!Box follow these steps:

1.) Enable Telnet
Open the webinterface of your FRITZ!Box an choose > Telephony > Telephonebook
Add two new entries:
Name: Telnet On
Number: #96*7*

and
Name: Telnet Off
Number: #96*8*

FritzBox-telnet-phonebook

Dial #96*7* on your connected DECT phone to enable telnet on your FRITZ!Box. If you don’t have a phone connected to the Box, enable “click to dial” in telephony > calls > click to dial and dial the number by clicking on the number in the phonebook on the webinterface.

2.) Extract VoIP password in telnet
Access your router via telnet in the command line (aka Terminal). Use the IP of your router and your FRITZ!Box password.

user@host:~$ telnet 192.168.1.1
password: ***********

BusyBox v1.20.2 (2013-05-13 12:53:07 CEST) built-in shell (ash)
Enter ‘help’ for a list of built-in commands.

#

Then use the following two commands to extract the VoIP password:

# allcfgconv -C voip -o /var/tmp/temp -c
# cat /var/tmp/temp |grep passwd
passwd = “23f00b4R”;
passwd = “”;
#

Done 8-)
Now disable telnet again, – for security reasons, – by dialing #96*8* on your DECT. – Have phun!

For further reading:

Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance

June 5th, 2014 No comments

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34 International Experts Weigh in On Mass Surveillance on Snowden Anniversary

Today, a group of over 400 organizations and experts, along with 350,000 individuals, continue to rally in support of the 13 International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance (the Necessary and Proportionate Principles) a year to the day after Edward Snowden first revealed how governments are monitoring individuals on a massive scale. The international experts who supported the Necessary and Proportionate Principles has issued a press release containing quotes from professionals weighing in on the need to end the mass surveillance.

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[Update]
“Es ist Zeit, die Netze zurückzuerobern”

Swiss Lawful Intercept Report 2014

March 16th, 2014 No comments

Die Digitale Gesellschaft veröffentlicht heute einen Report zu den Überwachungsaktivitäten der Kantone und des Dienstes Überwachung Post-
und Fernmeldeverkehr (Dienst ÜPF). Der Swiss Lawful Intercept Report
2014 besteht aus mehreren Teilen:

  • Der Rückblick über die letzten Jahre zeigt den steten Anstieg der Überwachungsmassnahmen.
  • Die Statistik 2013 beleuchtet die Überwachungsmassnahmen nach Delikten und zeigt signifikante kantonale Unterschiede auf.
  • Ein Kapitel widmet sich der Gewichtung schwerer Straftaten, mit welchen immer wieder für Überwachung argumentiert wird, und zeigt auf,dass diese Straftaten nur einen geringen Teil an der Gesamtmenge an Überwachungen ausmachen.

Eine politische Einschätzung beleuchtet die Totalrevision des BÜPF (Bundesgesetzes betreffend der Überwachung des Post- und Fernmeldeverkehrs).

Der Swiss Lawful Intercept Report 2014 (PDF) steht online zur Verfügung.

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Jolla status report

January 26th, 2014 No comments

Jolla Logo After the excitement about the new GNU/Linux Sailfish OS phone Jolla and having tinkered around for a couple of days I come to the, – unfortunate, – conclusion, that the phone is not end-user ready (yet).

Although the OS offers an intuitive, fast and clever handling of the functions, many core functions are yet missing.

Watching the community reports and how desperate many are looking for a well working, nicely developed and secure smartphone, I hope that the Jolla team will come up with an update of the missing features soon.

Rosetta

January 20th, 2014 No comments

Hello World!

Rosetta_-_the_comet_chaser

Violations on users PIM

January 19th, 2014 No comments

While Apple Computers decided to rape users rights once more, ceasing the capability to synchronise PIM (personal information management) data locally with OS X Mavericks 10.9 (argueing they should store their data in their iCloud. – Bwahahahaha!1!!) there are too many PIM solutions for GNU/Linux users, whereas none of them are really feasible for users who want to switch to Free Software.

While many complain that there are too few GNU/Linux Desktop users and Linus Torvalds claims this to be his “personal failure” the GNU/Linux community fails to offer a seamless integration of GUI (graphical user interface) PIM into their OS. (Which is really sad, as fiddling around with SoGo-connector, lightning etc. does not offer a sustainable solution…)

So here is my solution:
Get DAViCal, install it on your server and get mutt, pycarddav and khal for your desktop(s), get a Jolla and you will have a beautiful and seamless PIM solution using the “good olde command line”.

khal

Hacker schedule 2014

January 6th, 2014 No comments

7. – 9. March 2014 eth-0
17. – 21. March 2014 Troopers
18. – 21. April 2014 Easterhegg
29. – 30 May 2014 HITBSecConf
13. – 15. June 2014 Chaos Singularity in Bienne
19. – 22. June 2014 Gulasch Programmier Nacht
July 2014 SIGINT
August 2014 ICMP7
September 2014 Datenspuren
24. – 26. October 2014 Hackover
27. – 30. December 2014 31C3

uʍop ǝpısdn

November 12th, 2013 No comments

DuckDuckGoPhantastic!
When searching for any search word or phrase in Duckduckgo, using the additional term “mirror”, the search phrase will be displayed upside down.

Example: “mirror hello world” will display the output “plɹoʍ ollǝɥ”.

I further think that this is a pretty neat way to send sensitive information (e.g. passwords) to people who are not using encryption technologies… 8-)

˙˙˙sıɥʇ pɐǝɹ oʇ ǝlqɐ ǝq ʇ,uoʍ ɐsu ǝɥʇ ɟo sǝuıƃuǝ ǝɥʇ ʎlqɐqoɹd ʇsoɯ

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Trademark vs. patent

November 8th, 2013 1 comment

heart-gestureTonight in a discussion with a friend about the absurdity of patents, I came across the story that Gareth Bale, – a (seemingly) famous football player who recently was acquired by Real Madrid, – did trademark the “heart sign”, whereas I was wondering if this is in any contradiction to the recent patent, which Google got for the “heart shape”!??

The question remains: How many ways of perversion can trademarking and patenting still offer?

Heart-Shaped Patent

October 17th, 2013 1 comment

Google gets patent for ‘heart’ shaped gesture, and I wonder if they also got the patent for The finger gesture since we all know, not everything that we’re not marking as ‘liked’ (as intendet by the like gesture) we also don’t like. In this world of friendface’s and google’s likes, I really getting the urge to stand against, to hate and be disgusted about stuff.

Google gesture patent would let Glass wearers 'heart' objects

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