Category Archives: General

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 28,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Project Watcher – The next phase..

Hello reader(s), I hope you are well and enjoying the onset of spring (here in the UK that means rain.. and lots of it).. So a few weeks ago I released “Project Watcher” which were my wireless transform for Maltego. … Continue reading

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2014 – Change is around the corner

Hello readers, I hope you are well and this blog post finds you all in good health and excellent spirits.. Well enough about you, this is my blog after all so on to me.. :) The last few months have … Continue reading

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Assembly – Resources

Hello reader(s), hope all is well in your world. So at the moment I’m working through Coursera’s “Malicious Software and its Underground Economy: Two Sides to Every Story” 6 week course. It’s actually quite good and I’m learning new things … Continue reading

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Rant: Community is King

So I don’t think I’ve ever done a rant blog post, and to be fair there is no real reason behind this I just started thinking about it on the way into work (which is about a 10 minute drive). … Continue reading

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Code: PDF hunter

So of late I’ve been playing around a lot with Scapy and pcap files, mostly for my sniffMyPackets project but also because it teaches me more about network forensics and python. The other area I’m starting to learn about is … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The very unofficial dummies guide to scapy..

So the last few weeks have been busy for me in terms of throwing myself into learning more about InfoSec, I’ve attended my first BSides event, made some new friends and published my year-long training plan. One of the outcomes … Continue reading

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Environment Disclosure via #shodan

First of a big thanks to @achillean and his awesome website over at, the amount of information that gets collected and stored is mind-blowing. I had a brief email conversation with John when I decided to write this blog … Continue reading

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What’s in your lab??

So to make things a bit easier as I wander along the path of self enlightenment (or in this case learning more about InfoSec) I thought it was about time I built some sort of “lab” at home, so I … Continue reading

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Man with a plan – My training plan

I’m not the most organised person, especially when it comes to staying focused on something (sorry was I talking about??). If you’ve read this blog before you would have picked up that I’ve decided to expand on my IT Security … Continue reading

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