Posts that cover technology I use, create or advancements that inspire me.
29 February 2024
My youth was spent mastering Quake 3 Arena. A 20 year goal of mine finally complete, making a frag movie.
19 April 2023
Just recently my parents found an old advertisement for one of my first computers. This is a walk down memory lane of how much technology has progressed.
14 March 2023
In some situations I need to run docker inside LXC with GPU passthrough. This post outlines a simple fix to allow everything to work together.
24 December 2022
Outlines how to use healthchecks.io and systemd's OnSuccess and OnFailure hooks to ping the status of a service.
28 September 2022
Sharing cache between the host and LXC containers reduces bandwidth and download times when updating a large number of LXC containers.
7 April 2021
This post describes a simple way to record system audio via pulseaudio and ffmpeg. Additionally you can use ffmpeg to extract part of an audio file.
Cyber Security posts that intersect with my love for the industry.
3 August 2023
A story that documents the lessons learnt from a hack that shook high school printers everywhere.
12 July 2019
Recently presented on the challenges facing the blue team whilst investigating red team activity and the disconnect in the time effort required...
7 March 2018
During a recent investigation I came across a process communicating with a mapped network share...
23 February 2018
BitScout is a live CD/USB bootable image that enables incident responders to remotely triage systems whilst maintaining data integrity...
18 August 2017 - Updated: 1 April 2020
For all those threat intelligence folk that need attribution with a hip actor name...
10 December 2016
In November 2016 I attended Kiwicon X, the 10th iteration of New Zealand's premier security conference. With 6.3 magnitude earthquake and electromagnetic guns it sure was an interesting time...
Fascinating articles from across the web that you should bookmark.
3 January 2024
A creative (not recommended) way to rescue a PostgreSQL table that has run out of integer sequences.
1 October 2023
Some interesting stories from an individual who has worked in the high frequency trading field.
4 September 2023
An article detailing how an attacker can hijack Google Maps entries to redirect sensitive information.
29 April 2023
A somewhat unethical technique to hijack the back button and send users to cloned websites.
11 January 2023
20 October 2022
A pair of programmers who snuck into Apple during the early 90s to develop a program as volunteers.