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Re: Covert Microphone Application
From: "R. DuFresne" <dufresne () sysinfo com>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 20:29:00 -0400 (EDT)

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On Wed, 9 Aug 2006, Ivan Arce wrote:

Sorry for the commercial plug

[Erin: if this should not pass to the list, just drop the message off the
moderator's queue and let me know so I don't send similar things in the future]

CORE IMPACT has a Python module (uses win32api)to do just that, it is called
"Record audio file" (there is also a "play audio file" and a "grab 1 frame
from Webcam")

Basically, it uses the Windows MCI interface:

There is also a generic "Execute MCI string" that we commonly use to amuse
ourselves by opening/closing the CD door remotely once we've gain access to
a target system running windows.

It should not be difficult to write your own quickly with Python and the
above reference from the MSDN


shiri_yacov () yahoo com wrote:
Hi all,
I have recently entered with my boss to our corp. conference room to discover a new (shining) internet laptop on a side 
desk in the room.
During our chat I mentioned that the laptop has a builtin microphone and therefore enables covert eavsdropping in case the laptop 
is "ruled" from remote position, and therefore, a conference room PC should have no builtin mic.
My sceptic boss replied instantly - "I challange you, bring me a recording of any meeting - I`ll replace the laptop, 
and you`ll receive

I therefore need a small covert application (no need in process hiding), which will record microphone input to file. 
command line application is perfect.

Do any of you know any ?

Guys, I gotta have this laptop...


But, with all the advice and suggestions; did he get the shiny laptop?!


Ron DuFresne
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