Category Archives: Linux

Some nice front ends to existing Linux security tools

OK I must be old school  I do most of this via command line. but these tools look nice. Firejail – setup sandboxes, not sure if I would use it as most linux boxes I have are not desktop.  But … Continue reading

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Good intro into setting up Container Linux

I.E. Core Linux.  Its a nice write-up on how to set it up and create containers. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-is-container-linux/

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Dataplicity, a VPN/SSH connection for RPi

Interesting tool.  I don’t think its open source but it sounds like a nice way to remotely ssh into machines. Dataplicity lets you access your Raspberry Pi from anywhere

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Make your own custom Ubuntu Installation

Well if you need to make your own, here is a nice write-up on how to do it. How to Build Your Own Custom Ubuntu Installation

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Need a command line password manager in linux?

Use pass.  Never heard of it myself til now.  NOTE It only works in linux as far as I can tell. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/use-pass-ultimate-open-source-password-manager/  

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Interesting cloud tools for linux

Mostly different ways to store stuff in the cloud.  Some you can run yourself at home. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-cloud-solutions-using-linux/ Oh the “plug” is here http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1543247

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Well ah…thats a different use for your old cantenna

Did you build a Cantenna in the late 2000’s?  Well here is a purpose for it with a Raspberry Pi, basically you are building a directional WiFi Jammer.  The author’s goal was to jam drones, but this will work for … Continue reading

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Docker memory forensics article

Interesting article on gbetting memory forensics of linux.  Actually I like the command pstree it talks about (which seems to be a standard command in linux now). https://isc.sans.edu/diary/Forensicating+Docker%2C+Part+1/20835

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Good tool to audit your Linux system

Well if you use Redhat or something similar to it.  LSAT has been around for some time and does a decent job telling you what you make have left unlocked on your linux box. http://www.darknet.org.uk/2015/12/lsat-linux-security-auditing-tool/

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Swift is now opensource

First Microsoft releases a lite version of Visual Studio for users in Linux/Mac, now this? Its amazing to see corporations opening up their tools and software in order to get “developers” to adopt them. http://techcrunch.com/2015/12/03/apples-swift-programming-language-is-now-open-source/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29#.806qgy:Y55k

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