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RE: Covert Microphone Application
From: "Craig Wright" <cwright () bdosyd com au>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 07:35:32 +1000


How about not all making assumptions on how the machine is configured
etc.

No body has asked if the machine is networked- you are all making an
assumption that may be invalid. What O/S is the host running.
Statistically the likelihood is XP not Linux. Thus telnet is likely
disabled.

Even if it is XP, is Remote admin/desktop enabled or disabled by policy.
Is the host on a domain etc etc etc.

Ask some questions, don't make assumptions.

Craig

-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Burnett [mailto:marukka () mac com]
Sent: Friday, 28 July 2006 1:58 AM
To: shiri_yacov () yahoo com
Cc: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Covert Microphone Application

Wouldnt it just be a lot easier for you or your boss to disconnect 
the microphone cable than going though some elaborate scheme to prove 
it could possibly be done? If they can "ruled" any laptop at will 
then couldnt they also get into your mail servers? Wouldnt anything 
that would be discussed in your meeting generate followups in a email?

On Jul 26, 2006, at 4:55 AM, 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

it."


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...


Regards,

Shiri

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