So those of you with a Mac OS X who also use the handoff feature will have possibly experienced a bug with trying to answer calls on the Mac when you have multiple interfaces configured.

I connect to my home network using the MacBooks onboard airport card and also use a thunderbolt ethernet adapter when sat at my desk. The problem lies when I get back to my desk I… Continue reading

So I travel around and this year I was at BSidesLV and Defcon23 which are dodgy places to use wifi.

I always connect to my VPN endpoint so that all my traffic leaves my devices over a secure tunnel. However, the biggest flaw with the inbuilt Apple VPN client is that it won’t auto reestablish the VPN session if it dies or you wake the laptop from sleep. The wifi… Continue reading

So then Server 2016 is on its way and we’re currently getting the option to download Server Technical Preview 2.

So after an install the first thing you’ll notice is that there is no GUI, no it’s not broke, this is the route that Microsoft are pursuing with their Server line. It’s not a problem though, a simple few clicks and before you know it you’ll have a Desktop OS… Continue reading

So I was on a locked down Linux system this week with the inability to import any tools and I had to prove that strings could be identified in memory of certain processes.

Fortunately CentOS was installed which had gdb along with it so I took to writing a script to automate this work for me. (I had to test the processes in a number of different scenarios)

Basically the… Continue reading

So I decided to write a simple python port scanner but I wanted it to support to TCP, UDP, port ranges (22,23,135-139,443,445,3389 etc) and IP ranges(, 192.168.10-20,

I also wanted to limit the libraries I used for use on locked down systems, thus, we only use socket, sys and argparse.

The first thing to do was get the code working for a single host and then slowly add bits… Continue reading