The Lazy Genius

Security News & Brain Dumps from Xavier Ashe, a Bit9 Client Partner

DOS with your Cell phone!

Posted by Xavier Ashe on July 31, 2006

Just when I thought I had seen every cool way to DOS a computer, Rickard Liljeberg finds the coolest yet.

Apparently if you stick a cell phone near the CD-ROM of a Dell Optiplex GX520 and receive a SMS/text message, the machine will go into suspend mode!

Imagine the pranking possibilities.

If you read through the comments of the site, Richard states that a few folks from Dell have already viewed his page.

Here's a link to the video, or please visit the blog entry to read more.

Found on A Day in the Life of an Information Security Investigator.


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