Black Hat Python: Infinite possibilities with the Scapy Module

This is a review about one of my favorites libraries in Python: Scapy, which is a very powerful packet manipulation resource.

Scapy is able to forge and decode packets of several protocols, send and capture them, match requests and replies, and much more. It can be used to handle most ...

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Black Hat Python: Building a UDP Scanner

When it comes to the reconnaissance of some target network, the start point is undoubtedly on host discovering. This task might come together with the ability to sniff and parse the packets flying through the network.

A few weeks ago, I talked about how to use Wireshark for packet sniffing ...

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Black Hat Python: The Paramiko Module

This is the second post based on my readings from Black Hat Python. Yesterday I talked about Python's socket module and today I'm talking about the paramiko module.

Paramiko is awesome!!! It uses my dear PyCrypto to give us access to the SSH2 protocol, and it has a ...

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Black Hat Python Networking: The Socket Module

Last week I got my copy of Black Hat Python, the new Justin Seitz's book. The compilation talks about network programing, web hacking, and Windows exploitation. All in Python!

I have been wanting to write about Python's network resources for a while and now this is my chance ...

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Wiresharking for Fun or Profit

Wireshark is an open source network packet analyzer that allows live traffic analysis, with support to several protocols.

Wireshark also allows network forensic, being very useful for CTFs for example (check my writeups for the D-CTF Quals 2014 and for the CSAW Quals 2014 in Networking and Forensics).

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CSAW CTF 2014 - Networking 100: "Big Data"

This is the only networking problem, and it is only 100 points, so it turned out to be very easy.

The problem starts with the following text:

Something, something, data, something, something, big

Written by HockeyInJune

pcap.pcapng

Inspecting the Wireshark File

The file extension .pcapng correspond to files for ...

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Getting your Public IP from the Terminal

Public IPv4 addresses are assigned by NIC and belongs to CIDR blocks that are unique to the entire internet.

In this little post I show many ways to find your public IP address form the Linux terminal.

Using Curl

You can simply curl it from IP websites:

$  curl ifconfig.me ...
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