building the rats nest

This short and sweet blog post will cover some recent additions to my Malware Hunting repo.

happy_rat

A good part of my (spare) time over the past few months has been devoted to constantly building upon my BSides Wellington talk, which – because I like to practice what I preach (and only preach what I truly believe in) – has also involved rolling out a good deal of the content of the talk to my workplace network… the defensive measures that is, not the malware. All I can say is Bro + Critical Stack Intel Client + ELK = badass!

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good things in small packages

I’ve always had a fascination, almost an obsession, with highly functional, compact gadgets. When netbooks were all the rage I had several, all of my laptops (and now ultrabooks) have been 12-13″… and I can assure you I was foaming at the mouth when the WiFi Pineapple was released.

Recently, faced with a few days off of work as well as a long weekend with no plans made to fill it, I wanted something new to play with. For a while I had been keeping an eye on what people were doing with miniature routers, for example the MiniPwner – so this seemed like a fitting project, especially given my local PC store happened to stock the TP-Link TL-MR3020.
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