How to Secure your Packet BBS / BPQ32 or LinBPQ Instance

After some security research in the packet radio BBS communities, I noticed a major lack of best security practices. I wrote a blog post on it here if your curious. I pointed out WHY things are problematic in the cybersecurity field, and gave a few pointers. This post is a follow up that I can share with others that shows […]

BBS Botnet – The Packet Radio Cybersecurity Crisis in Ham Radio

Ham radio operators are generally technically inclined people. It takes a special person to take an interest in the electronic aspect of amateur radio stations. Combine this with the computer knowledge and passion it takes to develop the applications that often go along with the hobby, you wouldn’t think something as novel as cyber security would be an issue. But […]

Host a Website from your Xiegu X6100

One of the main reasons I bought the Xiegu X6100 was the fact it was running a Linux kernel with root access. I’m not sure if Xiegu intended this, but it’s here so I’m going to use it. I think we are still sleeping on a lot of use case for this. Youtube channels such as TemporarilyOffline have highlighted this […]

Ham Radio Jamming From Cuba

A user over on the forum QRZ has posted a thread with a video of what sounds like a mass jamming of the ham radio bands in Cuba. The user reported that he was relaying conversation over the radio on SSB (Single Side Band) with another operator about the situation in the country when the frequency he was using was […]

Unlock Cars with a Raspberry Pi And SDR – Replay attack

This is a write up from an old YouTube video, but the content, and method is all relevant and still working. If you follow my work, you know I like to work with what I have, and I’m always on the lookout for a cheap “hack”. Considering all you need for this is an RTL-SDR(37$), and an Raspberry-Pi, (38$) this […]