Parrot OS 4.7 Full-Screen Issue This is a quick easy fix. By default, it appears that Parrot OS 4.7 virtual appliance (.ova) doesn't come with VirtualBox Guest Additions installed. Once you have booted up Parrot OS run this command to install the VirtualBox Guest Utilities. Once this is installed, you may reboot and everything...
Changing the DNS Server on your ISP's Router One of the ways your ISP is spying on you is through monitoring your DNS requests. Each time you visit a website the TCP/IP handshake reaches out to your ISP and asks to get the IP Address of a domain name (website) you are visiting. This...
Force TLS in .NET Versions before ASP.NET 4.7 default to making outbound connections using TLS 1.0. This is a real problem for security for many reasons. It's now been deprecated with many CVEs. Some of these vulnerabilities make TLS 1.0 vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks. A lot of APIs will not accept incoming requests from...
CTFs I've Completed These are CTFs I've completed. I typically try and go as far as I can and only use a walkthrough if I get stuck. A "*" designates that I was able to find, exploit and root a box with the most minimal assistance, meaning I knew what to do but needed...
Command Line MySQL for Hackers Learning to connect to a MySQL server via command line is extremely useful in many situations especially for penetration testing. It's quick, easy to learn and the fastest way to get in. General MySQL CLI Connect to the Database
Upgrading Firmware on a Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite with SSH The Ubiquiti Edgerouter Lite provides the ability to create a virtual LAN (vLAN) for $129 dollars. This is a quality VPN solution that was highly recommend from someone who owns a data center. Seriously... well worth the money. Upgrading my router from...
Ethical Hacking Interview Questions My friend, and primary organizer of the GSO InfoSec meetup is currently trying to break into a Cyber Security career as a penetration tester. I've asked him to let me know what kind of questions they ask during interviews. I'll be posting those here... Q: How...
Gutenberg Plugin: Terminal Display Currently building a Gutenberg plugin to display Parrot OS terminal output. Github: https://github.com/mrjamiebowman/Gutenberg-Terminal-Display Parrot Security OS Parrot Security OS ┌───└──╼ $ nmap -sV 127.0.0.1(Gutenberg Terminal Display)
Parrot OS Configuration This is how I set up my Parrot OS after installation. There are a few things I believe are missing that should be installed or done. I like to keep things as real as possible so this will be hackers set up. UFW VPN Kill Switch
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