Archives for: "January 2018"

Hacking with Metasploit

by Jonathan Nicholas on January 27th, 2018
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Always fun to play with Metasploit.  For those who don't know it was an open source project but is now run by the company Rapid7.  There are supported versions but there is a free version called Framework edition.  It doesn't have a graphical interface,… more »

Windows 10 is chatty

by Jonathan Nicholas on January 27th, 2018
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Someone mentioned that Windows 10 is pretty chatty, so I thought I would take a look.  I don't have a Windows 10 machine so I borrowed my son's laptop and put Wireshark on it.  I captured traffic for just under 15 minutes with no applications running.… more »

Fred Caplan - Dark Territory: the Secret History of Cyber War

by Jonathan Nicholas on January 22nd, 2018
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I have recently read this.  Here are my thoughts on it. more »