ASUS router's ping function

ASUS routers have diagnostic tools built into their dashboard which allows authenticated web users to execute ping and netstat commands and have the output be displayed on the webpage. Naturally, this seems like a really good entry point to perform command injection, have the router execute cat ...

Visualizing fitness tracker data

I recently started wearing a fitness band and wanted to visualize the activity data in a heatmap format. This article will go through my thought process in deciding how to parse the data. It is not intended to be a copy and paste tutorial since the fitness band, app and visualization library I ...

Deprecating HTTP - Lessons from SSH/Telnet

Recently, both Firefox and Chrome has been coming down hard on HTTP websites. According to this article, HTTP will be labelled as "Not Secure". This is hardly the first step, HTTP only websites have already had their search ranking penalised, and more stringent measures will surely be put in ...

Top 2000 Wordpress Plugins

The top 2000 Wordpress plugins by popularity. 2419 to be exact, all plugins with at least 5000+ active installs. List is accurate as of 20 Jan 2018. Interestingly, I could not find something similar online. The Wordpress plugins site does not allow sorting by popularity. Name Active Installs ...

Smart Google Code Inserter < 3.5 - Auth Bypass/SQLi

Exploit Title: Smart Google Code Inserter < 3.5 - Auth Bypass/SQLi Google Dork: inurl:wp-content/plugins/smart-google-code-inserter/ Date: 26-Nov-17 Exploit Author: Benjamin Lim Vendor Homepage: http://oturia.com/ Software Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/smart-google-code-inserter/ Version: ...

Designing an offline authentication system

I have recently got to know of the igloohome digital lock. It is completely offline and connects to the app via bluetooth only. No internet connection. One of the most puzzling features is that the owner can remotely generate a PIN code, valid for a certain duration, and have it be effective ...