sniffMyPackets V2: Database or not??

When I started the work on sniffMyPackets version 2 I decided to make it default, to using a database backend. The decision around this was based on trying to get the most out of the pcap files without crowding the Maltego graph. I knew at the time that this means that people who want to […]

sniffMyPackets Version 2 – The Release

If you follow me on Twitter you have probably noticed me bombarding you with tweets about the next release of sniffMyPackets, well today it’s officially released in a Beta format. There is still a lot of work to be done and over the next few weeks/months expect a lot of changes. The purpose of this […]

2014 in review

The WordPress.com 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 concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many […]

Scapy: Sessions (or Streams)

I’m in process of rewriting sniffMyPackets version 2 (and yes I’m actually doing it this time), part of work involves doing a complete rewrite of the Scapy based code that I used in the original version. This isn’t to say anything is wrong with the original version but my coding “abilities” has changed so I […]

Maltego: Going Remote..

Today we are going to talk about TDS (Transform Distribution Server) transforms, as we discussed in earlier posts these bad boys run on a remote server and allow you to easily share your transforms with anyone (well people you want to). There are some considerations you need to bear in mind when building TDS transforms. […]

Maltego: Creating entities..

So far in this blog series we have talked about how you can create new Maltego transforms and machines easily. Today we are going to cover creating new entities for you to use and/or abuse. Creating new entities is (like creating transforms) quite easy and painless, there are a couple of things you need to […]

Maltego: Rise of the Machines…

In this episode of Maltego loving (or learning if you prefer that) we are going to talk about Maltego Machines. Maltego machines in the simplest form are a collection of transforms that execute in order, each one feeding off the entities generated from the last transform. Maltego Machines to start with may seem complicated especially […]