Enable SSH on Kali

The official Kali Linux VM comes with ssh disabled. I like to have ssh available so I can run commands from Terminal on my host to the VM. I only enable ssh in testing environments. Follow the steps to enable ssh.  apt-get install ssh systemctl enable ssh service ssh start…

How to upgrade Kali packages

A quick way to make sure your packages are up to date is to run this command:apt-get update && apt-get upgradeIt runs apt-get update first, which checks for updated version. Then it runs apt-get upgrade which handles the installation. Depending on your system, this could take a minute…

Check SHA256Sum with macOS

I am working with Kali Linux and I wanted to make sure the VM I downloaded hasn't been tampered with. Offensive Security recommends doing this everytime you download Kali. How can we check the provided SHA265Sum from Offensive Security with the file we downloaded? macOS has a bulit in tool…

Auditing WPS/WEP networks

wifite is a piece of software included on the default Kali installation. It is designed for automated auditing of wireless networks. This quick tutorial will take you through your first wifite attack.List of materials:Kali LinuxSupported wireless network adapterNetwork you have permission to auditOpen up a new terminal window,…

DSTIKE Pocket ESP8266 Deauther

I absolutely love custom hardware projects. I don't remember how I stumbled across spacehuhn's esp8266 deauther project but I knew I had to try it. I ordered some cheap ESP8266 boards from AliExpress and then waited for them to arrive. It was fun flashing the firmware, getting the Arduino libraries…

Testing macOS Mojave and Munki

I started testing our deployment workflow this week with macOS 10.14. The first thing I do on a new machine is install munki, reboot, enter the client settings for munki, and then run sudo managedsoftwareupdate. Munki then runs and installs all the right things. But this time it didn't…

Cleaning up the Terminal.app prompt

The default settings on macOS’s Terminal.app show the last login and the name of the computer at the prompt line. With some simple adjustments, we can have a cleaner looking Terminal prompt. Remove the last login message Open Terminal.app Navigate to your base user directory by entering…