Category Archives: General

Kali Linux on Acer Chromebook 14

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I like Chromebooks! They are cheap, light, easy to use and have great battery life. But they can also be quite limiting sticking to Chrome OS if you need to do some real Dev work. For the most part Chrome OS is good enough for me. I run a lot of Virtualized Hardware (ESXi) and this can be accessed with… Read more »

Happy New Year 2017

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First let me wish you all a happy new year from 2017. I’m going to keep this short with a basic review of last year and the projects i aim to work on this year. Last Year 2016 was a busy year for projects, but not so much with keeping the blog up to date. Before i get in to… Read more »

Security Onion – Command Injection Vulnerability

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I recently needed to deploy an IDS and full packet capture on a small network. Fortunately the open source community has had such a thing for a while. Security Onion. A Linux distro for intrusion detection, network security monitoring, and log management. It’s based on Ubuntu and contains Snort, Suricata, Bro, OSSEC, Sguil, Squert, ELSA, Xplico, NetworkMiner, and many other… Read more »

BSides London

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This is a little late to post, but here it is anyway. BSides is a framework for a security conference by the community for the community. it’s designed that anyone who can get a space and some sponsorship can organise a conference with a lot of the hard work already covered by the framework. T hats not to say that… Read more »

Cyber Security Challenge And Sophos.

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If you live in the UK and are interested in pursuing a career in Cyber Security then you should be looking at The Cyber Security Challenge UK. Cyber Security Challenge UK Ltd. aims to bring more talented people into the Cyber Security Profession. Our outputs are in the main provided and managed by our sponsors from public and private sector… Read more »

McAfee BUP Tool

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Just a quick post before i carry on with the rest of the IDS series. Manually processing a lot of McAfee Bup files was getting laborious so i put together a quick python script that would do it for me. https://github.com/kevthehermit/Scripts/blob/master/quarantine.py It requires 7Zip to be installed on your system for Linux – sudo apt-get install p7zip-full For Windows –… Read more »

McAfee Quarantine Files

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Sometimes very annoyingly AV Does its job and removes that malware you really wanted to look at. Sometimes even more annoyingly you can only get the Quarantine files not the whole system they were sat on, this means there’s no nice GUI and one click restore options only to have it instantly delete itself again when you try to copy… Read more »