Category Archive: Programming

Aug 25 2014

DionaeaFR: adding parameterized date range

UPDATE: this change has been merged into the official DionaeaFR repo. As you might know, DionaeaFR is a very good frontend for Dionaea malware honeypot. It is developed by @rubenespadas, is written in Python and uses the Django web framework. I have covered DionaeaFR in the past in my post Visualizing Dionaea’s results with DionaeaFR and of course …

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Aug 09 2014

Adding ElasticSearch support to Kippo SSH honeypot

I am very fond of ElasticSearch as a storage infrastructure and I do believe it is very useful for storing attack data, especially from honeypots. If you follow my blog, you would have seen my first attempts at transferring Kippo’s data to ElasticSearch, or creating Kibana dashboards to visualize SSH attacks. These eventually led to …

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Jan 01 2014

Πλαστογραφημένες δικτυακές αιτήσεις

Το Cross-Site Request Forgery δεν αποτελεί ιδιαίτερα γνωστή μέθοδο επίθεσης, αλλά να είσαστε σίγουροι ότι είναι αρκετά επικίνδυνη. Σε αυτό το άρθρο θα μάθουμε τι είναι και πώς υλοποιείται, στήνοντας το κατάλληλο δικτυακό περιβάλλον και πραγματοποιώντας μερικά ενδιαφέροντα πειράματα. Επιπρόσθετα, θα εξετάσουμε κι έναν απλό μηχανισμό άμυνας. Το Cross-Site Request Forgery (ή απλά CSRF) αποτελεί …

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Dec 25 2013

Automated testing: integrating TestRail with local QA environment

I recently completed a project with the goal of automating our functional testing infrastructure. I should actually call it semi-automation since a team of human engineers are still needed in order to build and fire test runs (which is not a downside, it was designed with that in mind). Below I will describe a rough …

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Agile Testing


Transforming Code into Beautiful, Idiomatic Python

Oct 20 2012

Automatic way to create deb and rpm packages

Everybody who has tried to find some reliable and easy-to-use guide on packaging will surely nod in understanding when I yell: “I just need a damn command to create a damn package!”. So far I had not found a simple how to and it really bothered me. Perhaps I have not searched enough but after …

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