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 flexible and …

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The Ultimate Linux Guide for Hackers ;)

Being a Linux user is, above all, a life style. Interestingly, more and more people have been joining this community, keeping it dynamic and organic.

Linux has been in my life since my high school years and I'm still constantly inspired by the fact that it has not lost any …

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The Peace Pipe at Hack.lu's Final CTF 2014

Last week was the Hack.lu Final CTF. In this post I discuss one of my favorite crypto problems in that CTF: the "Peace Pipe".

Understanding the Problem

The problem starts with this weird story:

After a long day, you sit around a campfire in the wild wild web with …
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