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RSS Aircrack-ng

  • To BE or not to BE? Using Qemu to run a Big Endian Debian system
    An issue was reported on a Big Endian system. And, if memory serves right, we had Big Endian bugs a few times in the past.For readability, we'll refer to Big Endian as BE and Little Endian as LE.The reason we didn't catch the bug in the first place is, despite the fact that we have […]
  • Aircrack-ng packages
    As mentioned in our 1.4 release blog post, we are now providing packages (repositories) for a "few" Linux distributions (and sometimes multiple version of each of them):DebianUbuntuMintSLESOpenSuseFedoraRHELCentOSAmazon LinuxElementary OSTL;DR: if all you want is to install the package, head over here.RationalePackages are an easy and convenient way to install software compared to compiling it.All you […]

RSS Armored Packets

  • Massive WordPress Brute-Force Botnet Attack April 15, 2013
    SUMMARY As of April 9, 2013, multiple web hosting companies began seeing brute force, dictionary attacks against their WordPress Content Management System. Approximately 140,000 IPs have been seen attacking these systems. After successful login, the actors are installing several PHP scripts which execute shell commands, download files from www.marinabybloshotel.com that establish connections with an IRC […]
  • Security Awareness – Hold The Line March 20, 2013
    Yesterday began like all others, a good morning to my Twitter followers and a quick scan through the topics of others I follow. The topic of discussion that stood out, dividing our industry more often than any others got started; the belief, or lack thereof, in Security Awareness Training Programs being a benefit to organizations. […]

RSS BeEF – The Browser Exploitation Framework Blog

  • Mapping your LAN from a web browser: Introducing the Network extension for BeEF June 8, 2016
    Today's blog post brought to you by Brendan Coles:How many tabs do you have open in your browser right now? For how long have they been open - more than 10 minutes? Any one of them could have mapped your local networks and launched exploits against your outdated or misconfigured software.From the BeEF laboratory comes […]
  • Kali (formerly Backtrack) Linux & BeEF January 22, 2016
    Today's post is contributed by Ben Waugh (@bw_z).BeEF is preinstalled on Kali linux distributions, allowing you to quickly use BeEF as part of your security testing toolkit. Running BeEF in KaliKali packages BeEF within the beef-xss service which can either be started from the command line, or the pre-populated menu item under Kali-Linux > Exploitation Tools […]

RSS Carnal0wnage & Attack Research Blog

  • Dark Side Ops I & 2 Review February 8, 2018
    Dark Side Ops I https://silentbreaksecurity.com/training/dark-side-ops/https://www.blackhat.com/us-17/training/dark-side-ops-custom-penetration-testing.html  A really good overview of the class is here https://www.ethicalhacker.net/features/root/course-review-dark-side-ops-custom-penetration-testingI enjoyed the class. This was actually my second time taking the class and it wasn't nearly as overwhelming the 2nd time :-) I’ll try not to cover what is in Raphael’s article as it is still applicable and I am assuming you […]
  • Books I'd give to my 30yr old self November 17, 2017
    A good friend/co-worker recently turned 30.  In preparation for his birthday party I gave some thought to my 30th birthday and the things I now know or have an idea about and what I wish I had known at that point in my life. I decided to buy him a few books that had impacted […]

RSS Command Line Kung Fu

  • Episode #181: Making Contact October 3, 2017
    Hal wanders back on stage Whew! Sure is dusty in here!Man, those were the days! It started with Ed jamming on Twitter and me heckling from the audience. Then Ed invited me up on stage (once we built the stage), and that was some pretty sweet kung fu. Then Tim joined the band, Ed left, […]
  • Episode #180: Open for the Holidays! December 31, 2014
    Not-so-Tiny Tim checks in with the ghost of Christmas present: I know many of you have been sitting on Santa's lap wishing for more Command Line Kung Fu. Well, we've heard your pleas and are pushing one last Episode out before the New Year! We come bearing a solution for a problem we've all encountered. […]