Category Archives: HowTo

How to install DJB’s dnscache on Ubuntu 10.10

I recently attempted to install DJB’s dnscache from packages on Ubuntu 10.10. It seemed to be a bit broken and I wasn’t interested in installing from source. This is a quick set of steps to get it running.




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Create a bootable usb stick from an ISO with OSX

It’s pretty easy to create a bootable usb stick with Snow Leopard. For example, I’m creating a bootable Ubuntu 10.10 server usb stick. Plug your usb stick in and use diskutil to list your disks: $ diskutil list




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How to build a covert network with OpenVPN

There are many uses for a covert network, for this hypothetical scenario we are corporate spies and we need to exfiltrate data from our assets inside the target corporations network. I don’t think the concepts here are new, but I … Continue reading




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Ubuntu LDAP client How To

This works with Ubuntu 10.04 clients using an OSX Snow Leopard OpenLDAP server. It should work with other variants, but I had such a terrible time finding documentation for ubuntu and osx, that I decided to post this.




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Malware Cleaning

I recently had to clean an infected Windows computer where the malware was impossible to remove while running windows. I couldn’t find a resource that had straight forward instructions on what to do when the malware was so entrenched that … Continue reading




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Remote syslog by host

Having a remote syslog server is very handy for storing logs from network devices. Having a easy way to store these logs is key to staying sane. One solution is to setup a syslog host and point devices to it. … Continue reading




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