TLS Decryption in Wireshark

While testing web applications, I monitor the application using Wireshark to see if the app is using a protocol that lacks support in Burp Suite, like HTTP2. This post shows how to decrypt TLS traffic in Wireshark on Kali Linux.

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Error Flashing CrazyRadio PA USB Dongle on VMWare

One of the prerequisites for using jackit with a CrazyRadio PA USB dongle is first flashing it using mousejack. This has always been problematic when using VMware. I was getting the error “The connection for the USB device ‘Nordic ASA nRF24LU1P-F32 BOOT LDR’ was unsuccessful.” which looked like a VMware dialog, not a dialog generated by the virtual machine (Kali Linux).

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Install Powershell On Kali Linux

I tried to install PowerShell on Kali Linux Rolling by following instructions on the GitHub page as well as other articles I found online and none of them worked. I’m going to tell you what worked for me.

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Howto Arp Spoof Using Scapy

Sure there are already some pretty good security tools that can pull off ARP spoofing: Ettercap, Bettercap, etc. This post details what I learned when I wanted to do it myself using Scapy, in the hopes that I can help someone else who’s also trying to learn how to use Scapy. After a while you get tired of using other people’s tools and want to learn how to do it yourself, even if you’re just creating yet another tool to do ‘X’, at least you’re learning something new.

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Easy Scapy Tcp Handshakes

Sometimes you may want to manually establish TCP 3-way handshakes when you’re using Python Scapy, but wouldn’t it be nice to use sockets to maintain the TCP handshake and pass the data to/from Scapy? If you don’t really care about the TCP handshake and want that taken care of while you fuzz the data, here’s an easy way using a StreamSocket with Scapy:

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Password Spraying Active Directory Authenticated Websites With Python And Burp Suite

I frequently use the Intruder tab in Burp Suite Pro to password spray websites which use Active Directory authentication. One of the problems of using Burp Suite is that there doesn’t seem to be a way to avoid lockout when using a long password list. Frequently I don’t get a hit on valid password on the first try with Season/Year stuff like “Winter2018!” and need to run through a list of 51 common AD passwords that I have in a file. Sure, I can paste in a list of three or four passwords (depending on my client’s lockout policy), but then I have to wait X minutes and then replace those passwords with three of four more, track the time between password spray runs, etc. That’s a manual process, and I’d prefer something that I can setup and just let it run to completion.

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Scancannon

ScanCannon - Runs Masscan, followed up by Nmap for service version info. This should finish scans much faster than Nmap alone while providing service version info that Masscan doesn’t provide.

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Interested vs. Committed

The one thing that changed my life was when I read about interest vs commitment. Too often I hear people wish that things were different, or they want things they will never have or accomplish because they don’t know what it means to be committed to something, so they wander through life like a leaf on a stream never knowing they are holding themselves back and maybe they blame others or circumstance.

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Welcome to my blog!

I tired of maintaining my own Wordpress blog, and issues with Wordpress on Digital Ocean resulted in my database going down repeatedly. Now I’m hosting on github.io and don’t have to worry about site security, databases, etc., just write and publish!

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