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Source: ZDNet - Posted by Bill Keys   
Wireless Security A handset-based network-penetration tool that runs on a Linux phone has been announced in the US.The NeoPwn tool is based on a modified Linux 2.6.24 kernel, and will let IT professionals toggle between two modes — 'phone' and 'pwn'. The software stack runs on the Openmoko Neo FreeRunner Linux handset, which offers USB WLAN support, a GPS modem, a GPRS modem for cellular connectivity, and a CSR Bluetooth module.Pwn mode enables Wi-Fi and Bluetooth network-penetration testing, through the use of tools including Aircrack and Metasploit. While there is no hardware Qwerty keyboard, NeoPwn claimed the FreeRunner's touchscreen keyboard is "more usable than the iPhone and Nokia Nseries". Have you ever though about using your phone as a security tool? This project's goal is to bring network-penetration to your phone. How useful do you think this will be in helping to find holes in your network?

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consultantWritten by fais on 2009-01-27 10:29:03
You can always insert an APN SIM into your laptop and start pentesting with all the tools that you want!

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