Category Archives: Security

Open Source Intelligence: Resources for Searching and Analysing Online Information

After some complaints about the release of the sixth edition with little or no notice, I received a number of strong recommendations so purchased the book. It is mostly reference material, I will updating this posting once I delve more … Continue reading

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OpenVPN 2.2.x and iOS 9.3.x – No routing over the VPN

Whilst going through the process of renewing certificates, and the recent updates for OpenVPN and iOS, I discovered that traffic was no longer being routed over the tunnel. There are a number of postings blaming changes that Apple have made … Continue reading

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Multiple VPN’s on SRX using Loopbacks

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SSH Escape Commands

These are the ssh escape commands from within an ssh connected session. %~? Supported escape sequences: ~.  – terminate connection (and any multiplexed sessions)  ~B  – send a BREAK to the remote system  ~C  – open a command line  ~R  – Request rekey (SSH protocol … Continue reading

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Cisco Multiple SSID assigned to VLAN

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Creating a Thawte CSR and then Installing the SSL Certificate on Cisco IOS

This brief note covers getting an SSL certificate registered with Thawte onto a Cisco router running IOS. 1. Create the Trustpoint This binds the SSL cert to the CA (Certificate Authority) which in this case is Thawte.  The subject is … Continue reading

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Using SFTP on a non-standard port

It makes good security sense to change the ssh port on servers that are Internet accessable. To take advantage of this using ssh is quite straight forward as their is a parameter -p to support this eg: ssh -p 3432 mick@mickvaites.com Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Web Tunnelling over SSH

Not new information but all the same useful for either secure traffic or bypassing web cache restrictions. First example is a socks proxy to allow you to secure web traffic over a wifi link or just avoiding web caching filters. … Continue reading

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Man in the Middle – ARP Poisoning on OSX

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