Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest

  • Published on Aug 30, 2012
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    You think your wireless and other technology is safe? From Blue Tooth to automobile remotes, PCs, and "secure" credit cards, Hacker extraordinaire shows how nearly every secure system is vulnerable.
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  • Project NEET
    Project NEET 2 days ago

    U tried to increase the video quality

  • Drake Bills
    Drake Bills 2 days ago

    I'm a professional hacker,text me +19725036426 or follow me on Instagram vhris brown

  • Marc Garza
    Marc Garza 2 days ago

    So.... my friend wants to learn how to hack where should I send him....?

  • Mr v Mrs Gaming Wars

    Half of this is fake. Cant even use voicemail. Truth is.... if you know what you're doing, you don't talk about it........ especially infront of loads of people.

  • Amitabha Kassap
    Amitabha Kassap 5 days ago

    I'm a total Badass!

  • Brian Coyle
    Brian Coyle 5 days ago

    OK, just one thing. Malaria was eliminated in the U.S. by spraying DDT on walls of buildings, primarily residential. Small amounts of DDT, applied by hand. "Silent Sprint" happened after WWII, when agribiz said "lets spray DDT from crop dusters on millions of acres." It killed every insect, and destroyed bird eggs. Humans have a tendency to do invent something useful, then misuse it.

  • Alex P.
    Alex P. 6 days ago

    2019, still no where close to goint to the electronics shop and buying a mosquito destroying perimiter wall. Also, please no one show this to Trump, or he'll pay these guys to develop a system that can identify Mexicans and the rest is going to be.. horrible!

  • norm lor
    norm lor 7 days ago

    for those like me who have about 100 good to great ideas from producing millions of Gallons of fresh water anywhere on Earth to extinguishing wildfires anywhere on Earth in hours but need technicians to develop these into working ideas?? get back to me on FB messenger if interested please!!

  • Nicholas Wolfenbarger

    My Favorite Joke:
    so a guy and a girl go watch transformers.
    On the way home that night, he fell asleep in the car and had a nightmare of a robot eating him.
    He woke up and screamed.
    His wife said "calm down, its just a dream".
    He said "ok" and got out of the car but when he did, he heard something from the car.
    He screamed and ran in the kitchen, looking for his gun . His wife looks at him, laughs, and says" you need to calm down"
    He looks at her. He laughs. she laughs. The toaster laughs. He shoots the toaster.
    thank you everyone!

  • Manfish
    Manfish 7 days ago

    Damn whyd they record this on an android

  • SaltyHorse
    SaltyHorse 9 days ago


  • Erick Chavez
    Erick Chavez 9 days ago

    Goddamn Hackers in the 1990's had mackbooks already??

  • just1certifiable
    just1certifiable 10 days ago

    If in testing this tech they're able to track and take off mosquito wings just imagine what the military will be able to do..

  • abubaker elsiddig
    abubaker elsiddig 11 days ago

    why its on 240p

    • Luther
      Luther 10 days ago

      6 years ago

  • Raghav Sinha
    Raghav Sinha 11 days ago

    u can swear on ted? y doesn't every speaker do that

  • Felicia Bailey
    Felicia Bailey 12 days ago +6

    2019 anyone?

  • Adel Mosa
    Adel Mosa 12 days ago

    Anyone' watching this in 2019

  • Sydney Thomas
    Sydney Thomas 12 days ago

    Yeah I think I'm gonna live off grid In A giant faraday cage now... thanks

  • Michael Homchick
    Michael Homchick 12 days ago

    I LIKE THIS GUY!! maybe he can teach cyber warfare folks how to stop hackers.

  • Dingo Lingo
    Dingo Lingo 13 days ago

    Just saying those misquito laser walls will be used on humans, you will know what I mean if you have played abe's oddysey on PS1

  • Gambetto Nsa
    Gambetto Nsa 13 days ago

    He hacked me into posting this comment

  • Tony Debney
    Tony Debney 13 days ago

    He didn't show how it's done, only what could possibly be done.

  • shorn gilerhand
    shorn gilerhand 14 days ago

    Microsoft account has been hacked call serport and get put on hold on hold on hold and then get through and again get put back on hold. Microsoft is like face book very not safe watch 5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

  • Dennis thefreethinker
    Dennis thefreethinker 14 days ago

    Wait... I'm watching a 7 year old video. Damn, they already hacked into my PCs

  • Mark Nations
    Mark Nations 14 days ago

    My toaster used to be so passive, Ted hacked it and now it's a bagel killing battle bot...

  • Xur
    Xur 14 days ago

    Was 6 years ago really this old man I feel old😕😭

  • stan williams
    stan williams 15 days ago

    I'm hungry but waiting for my toaster to reboot 🔥 😂

  • Demon Man123
    Demon Man123 15 days ago

    wow my mind is "optimized like a hacker" As I do almost exactly what he said..

  • Bing Rao
    Bing Rao 15 days ago

    one day, a queen will turn that mosquito laser into human enemy finish-off pins and she can win a war in a minute. all these techs are human ending ideas. fascinating.

  • Bobaganush26
    Bobaganush26 17 days ago

    I can do this, and I can do that. He didn't teach or show us how its done. Just showed you what HE can do.

  • Christopher Zulu
    Christopher Zulu 17 days ago

    Ok. So no one will talk about how cool the intro tune is? Whats the name of the tune?

  • SAMAC maca
    SAMAC maca 18 days ago

    Wow! Just think of all those mosquitoes out there ? I'm talking to you insects. Not so funny now is it !

  • Michael Traffanstedt
    Michael Traffanstedt 18 days ago

    Turn off cells, tablets,laptops,put it in a suite case,wrapped in a blanket,and throw these damn things in the nearest landfill.Big brother bull,some turd hacker is the peeping Tom. WHEN this stuff eventually breaks down,(stops working) the only people who will survive will be the ones that didn't grow up with these stressful gadgets in their lives to begin with...(P.S. not as old as I sound, just terrified).

    CODEMSTR 20 days ago

    I feel bad for the credit card ppl all their info got shown on screen

  • Fabio Regis
    Fabio Regis 21 day ago

    Anti-mosquito laser system would get more clicks.

  • Yogesh Khandke
    Yogesh Khandke 23 days ago

    Cheering when mosquitoes are lasered
    These rednecks are no better than cave dwellers

  • Sri Datta Topella
    Sri Datta Topella 24 days ago

    Amazing. Thanks to Pablo and gates for such a nice project

  • yobrojoost
    yobrojoost 24 days ago

    and that was six years ago!

  • wormwood69
    wormwood69 24 days ago

    Lol, top hackers would definitely NOT be on TED, that's for sure!!!

  • Rohit Raushan
    Rohit Raushan 24 days ago

    what cheap stole the defcon talk of 'no tech hacking

  • Emonem Gaara
    Emonem Gaara 24 days ago

    wow so coooooool!

  • Tahmid Ahmed
    Tahmid Ahmed 25 days ago

    I am 14 rn..Wanted to be a hacker since 12..Wish me luck people

  • AD G
    AD G 25 days ago

    the RFD credit card is triggered off by sending out a signal that vibrates a crystal in the card that makes the card put your a signal with your info. However, they had to change it to new type of chip where you stick it into the machine. The new chip, seen in 2017, EMV, came out. The problems I see now is, that stores are not asking for ID when people use their chip Card. One thing, using a pin for a Chip/ATM card for ATM Transaction, but over the past 10 years, I have seen a decline in them asking to check your ID to match a card that you use as a charge card. This is a major problem.

  • AD G
    AD G 25 days ago

    I have hacked into Phone Recorders. Very easily, with no devices. Just the keypad.

  • Twinntech
    Twinntech 26 days ago

    intro too loud

  • Hans The'Poet
    Hans The'Poet 26 days ago

    I wanna do this for a living.

  • Katharina Nachname
    Katharina Nachname 28 days ago

    Dude is borderline criminal

  • mahesh reddy
    mahesh reddy 28 days ago

    And I'm watching in 144p...

  • Followyour Instinct
    Followyour Instinct 28 days ago

    Yo to who it may concern I was wondering how to possibly patent and sell an idea you see I was watching some random utube videos and after awhile had a thought that combines a few of them to make something that can ultimately save a lot of lives and need help plz I'm just a guy from Texas and think I have an idea can someone plz point me in the right direction

  • Eric Donald
    Eric Donald 28 days ago

    Darkhackerguru @ yahoo com helped me

  • Endoe Kronic
    Endoe Kronic 29 days ago

    Oh.. my credit card information displayed in front of ppl? Who wasn't writing that down...

  • Endoe Kronic
    Endoe Kronic 29 days ago

    This was 2012!! And am just learning this now!!! WTF!! Kill them misquotes!!!

  • Mcowen Fran
    Mcowen Fran 29 days ago

    2018: Well that samy dude went to WIRED video.

    BIGNELL TV Month ago

    Great, informative video. Well done.

  • M D
    M D Month ago

    he is right, he is the top hacker in that room

  • Antonia Jeff
    Antonia Jeff Month ago

    Happiness is what you can't just keep to yourself that is why I will like to share this is the best December for me I got 10k in my credit card after been broke for 7 month I found hackerray324@gmail. com here on TVclip I'm have a great season already.

  • Paul Matian
    Paul Matian Month ago

    I helped produce, shoot, and edit this video.

  • Armen Berberyan
    Armen Berberyan Month ago

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  • Kalei
    Kalei Month ago

    Someone explain to me why there are 7K dislikes?

  • chas marischen
    chas marischen Month ago

    Reminds me of the movie "Sneakers" = 'No More Secrets'.

  • TheOnlyNoone
    TheOnlyNoone Month ago

    "Soon your toaster will be a PC"
    My PC is a toaster...

  • Andrew Winkler
    Andrew Winkler Month ago

    He was working for bill gates, but used a ps3 in his presentation

  • Clinton Sinclair
    Clinton Sinclair Month ago

    He thinks he is the real life tony stark, but then theres Elon musk.

  • Dindo Nuffin
    Dindo Nuffin Month ago

    I'd like to see you hack my VPN on my mobile broadband modem sonny!

  • Eric Donald
    Eric Donald Month ago +1

    Who knows them?

  • Eric Donald
    Eric Donald Month ago +1

    I recommend darkhackerguru for anyhacking services.

  • Mystic LGD
    Mystic LGD Month ago

    im going to play minecraft on my toaster

  • Jiansen Zheng
    Jiansen Zheng Month ago

    The amazing thing is that he was programming in Python already, 11:09.

  • t or
    t or Month ago

    the toaster idea is brilliant , it could ask you if wanted some toast , then it could try to convince you you need some toast , then a discussion on the probability and wait for it the intellectual responsibility you have to eat some toast and some suggestions as to when you might want to eat some toast . What a wonderful world were going to have , hope they use the voice from red dwarf though we need some comedy in our lives ..............

  • Marc Dhios
    Marc Dhios Month ago

    my toaster isnt a pc, but my pc is a toaster

  • St Nk
    St Nk Month ago

    "I can watch movies for free. Play video games too" sooooo...torrents?

  • abdul rashid
    abdul rashid Month ago

    Video recorded using Casio calculator

  • Le reddit silver member

    H4CK3R M4N. 2 SP00Ky 4 Me.

  • Breanne Stahlman
    Breanne Stahlman Month ago

    Fantastic mosquitos demo ty

  • M11rf
    M11rf Month ago +1

    He might be able to hack into the TV in hotel rooms, but if the picture quality is only 144p then it's fricken useless.

  • Hobbie Khn
    Hobbie Khn Month ago

    The quality of those is for some reason. Spoiler: to hide the information of ppl credit cards shown.

  • Deividas Tamasauskas

    I agree they just love it. 0 complains from mosquitoes:)))))

  • Daddy Paddy
    Daddy Paddy Month ago

    Very misleading title :-(
    Should have been called “Smug hacker shows off” 👎🏼

  • johnmark guillero
    johnmark guillero Month ago

    Welp time to learn programming

  • John Smith
    John Smith Month ago

    How do you stop basic hacking then no awser nowhere

    • John Smith
      John Smith Month ago

      And i know this is old tech but it dos`nt change much for ios and aos i think

  • LilPixelPirate
    LilPixelPirate Month ago

    When your toaster gets hacked... WHY DOES MY TOAST KEEP CATCHING ON FIRE!?

  • Sathish Shaj
    Sathish Shaj Month ago

    you are not smart at all time,what you will do if the mosquito comes from upside of the laser beams..

  • José Carrasquillo
    José Carrasquillo Month ago

    f mosquitoes

  • Clinton Rockwell
    Clinton Rockwell Month ago

    hahaha. sure did

  • LuraxThunder
    LuraxThunder Month ago +1

    You can almost see what's going on

  • Geoff Bournes
    Geoff Bournes Month ago


  • hans84lr
    hans84lr Month ago

    Franticly searches for grandma's vacuum cleaner '' is save ?! is it hidden ?! ''

  • Davy Jones
    Davy Jones Month ago

    i hope my toaster gets all my browser history and prints the images on toast.

    • Davy Jones
      Davy Jones Month ago

      i really dont , please god no

  • Duggy Dugg
    Duggy Dugg Month ago +1

    Why the f*** are people laughing? This guy is showing how he could screw them

  • Hiit10fitness
    Hiit10fitness Month ago

    I like how he just brushed over the fact they put ddt in consumer products and the ddt / polio connection gets completely ignored in the media.

  • Gram Carter
    Gram Carter Month ago

    2012!!! Dam 6 years has never felt so like the distant past, wen he said Myspace I checked the date!! Dam if he in Chicago I was holed up in county at the time of filming, shout out division 2, L house lol smh crazy...

  • Michael Ravetti
    Michael Ravetti Month ago

    There is an AmazonBasics "cloud connected" microwave. With Alexa and is voice activated

  • Tony Madness
    Tony Madness Month ago

    well here i am 7 years from the future and these guys have yet to install that dang mosquito lazer. i remember watching this in 2018 when it was only 6 years old. now its 13 . heads up, Donald trump ruins america .

  • angel/demon 417
    angel/demon 417 Month ago +1

    Dude this is sick. Straight genius

  • john smith
    john smith Month ago

    Imagine being stuck next to him on a plane. Scare you to death.

  • Kaden Lehman
    Kaden Lehman Month ago

    I’m watching this in 144p

  • Kaden Lehman
    Kaden Lehman Month ago

    Right when he started calling someone my moms phone rang

  • Crystal Nolan
    Crystal Nolan Month ago

    Anyone familiar with the Steven Avery case (making a murderer)
    Season 1 . Teresa Halbachs voice mail was tampered with. They couldn't explain it. This just gave us the explanation on what or how it possibly happened.

  • DoubleM-K Gaming
    DoubleM-K Gaming Month ago

    I now have a toaster PC, it prints and everything!

  • ahmed mansour
    ahmed mansour Month ago