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Kinectasploit: Hack Tools Meet Kinect 33

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the this-is-unix dept.
mask.of.sanity writes "While Hollywood often fails to portray hacking, one researcher has made the art of exploitation look more like the big screen. Kinectasploit is hacking in the form of a first-person shooter that melds Microsoft's Kinect controls with 20 hacking tools including Metasploit, Snort, Nessus, John the Ripper and Ettercap. The work in progress can be downloaded from github."
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Kinectasploit: Hack Tools Meet Kinect

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  • Okay, and? (Score:5, Insightful)

    by girlintraining (1395911) on Tuesday May 14, 2013 @12:01AM (#43717007)

    Real Hackers(tm) don't hack from a device that records your face, voice, and surroundings... Just sayin'.

    • Re: (Score:2, Funny)

      by Anonymous Coward

      Real hackers have a small piece of TP covering the lens of their integrated webcam ! Bonus if not only while fapping.

    • Re: (Score:3, Insightful)

      by Anonymous Coward
      Real Hackers® use whatever's available.
    • Real Hackers(tm) don't hack from a device that records your face, voice, and surroundings... Just sayin'.

      Real "hackers" with experience in network probing, intrusion and forensics also don't need a video game to use tools like nmap and ettercap. This is just a neat toy that provides a layer of visual abstraction to help people better understand the tools that are employed during a (legal) pentest, not a suite of security tools for 00b3r-31337 bl4khA7 PwNl0rDz to expedite their trips to prison.

  • Doom (Score:5, Informative)

    by cold fjord (826450) on Tuesday May 14, 2013 @12:07AM (#43717025)
  • Released at defcon 19 2011 and this link is from defcon 20...a year ago.
    How did this make it to the top?

  • Watching the video I'm reminded of the hacking sequences from the Neuromancer game.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0-oDSD-o1M [youtube.com]

  • Positive: different expression (than strictly technical) of a tool. Negative: waste of a bunch of peoples time. Conclusion: product made exploiting hacking hype in mainstream America ----> Fail
    • by Anonymous Coward

      It's the very definition of 'hacking' away at something; whatever floats your boat. I can assure you that there's much, much more software out there under the guise of something 'useful' that is definitely a waste of people's time. Who cares.

  • It's root slash period workspace slash period garbage period.

  • subject (Score:2, Troll)

    by Legion303 (97901)

    Slashdot: news for people who just came out of a two-year coma. Stuff that mattered.

  • or maybe someone has, the releases are only months apart after all. Daedalus is that Japanese cyber attack visualization thing http://www.diginfo.tv/v/12-0116-r-en.php [diginfo.tv]

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