Feb 25 2014

Android - perils of mobile os hacking.

android I've noticed many ill advices on forums starting with 'how to root your * mobile'. In most cases they looked like social hacking to me. My advice to you is don't do that if you're not sure what you're doing. It is better experiment on virtual device and after everything is properly tested install on real hardware ...

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Dec 27 2013

SaltStack - recipts for puppeteering your systems.

Saltstack I've started experimenting with SaltStack. I'm very impressed with simplicity and usefulness of this software. Django users will quickly recognize Jinja2 template syntax. If you're not familiar with this engine you should read trough documentation before continuing with Salt.

Salt master:

Install Salt master on secure local machine ...

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Dec 14 2013

os virtualization under Linux

There is number of virtualzation software to choose from, heavyweights Kvm Xen Vmware preferred by system admins and easier to use userspace lightweights for developers and users Virtualbox, Lcx, Docker etc.

KVM

you will need to install Qemu Arch Qemu wiki

I use Qemu to emulate ...

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May 28 2013

What if there was no source?

Friend asked me to re-package Ligthworks for Gentoo. It is currently distributed binary only in .deb form. deb's can be unpacked and then binaries installed to the filesystem but it won't just work without installing runtime dependencies. That made me think what if there was no source. I'm so used to it. Everything on Linux comes with ...

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May 12 2013

firewall blacklist with spamhaus and bsdly.net

This program will generate list of ip's known to be malicious. It pulls addresses from spamhaus and bsdly.net. Additional lists can be added as program arguments.


#!/usr/bin/python
#  author: developed@goodcode.co.uk

import os
import argparse
import re

parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='Generate list of IPs to block')
parser.add_argument('files', nargs='*', help='list of file ...
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Mar 03 2013

Bletchley Park

I have finally visited Blechely park. It is a whole day visit. Buildings are being renovated at the moment apart of WW2 code breakers there is also computing museum with Colossus replica. Park is very nice place to visit. take a look at [photographs](http://goodcode.co ...

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