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How to Visualize Network PCAP Files in Kali Linux
So this past weekend I attended the Security Onion Conference in Augusta, GA.  While sitting in the back listening to some great speakers, @pentestfail and I were hacking away on a side project of his that involved analyzing a decent number of PCAP files.  ...

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Defeating Tr0ll - Infosec Challenge Walkthrough
This is my walkthrough for defeating Tr0ll infosec challenge.  This is another great "boot2root" VM  that kept my guessing quite a few times.  It also made me focus more on fully utilizing some of the scripts and programs I generally use during a penetratio...

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Xerxes 2: The Second One -- Hacking Challenge Walkthrough
Coming Soon....

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Kioptrix Level 1 - Walkthrough
This is a walkthrough for Kioptrix Level 1.  Although getting root on this box is pretty straightforward it's a great place for those looking to get their feet wet when it comes to boot2root VM's.  I actually suggest this as a starting place rather than som...

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Double Kill - Hacker's Dome CTF Walk Through Part 1
This past weekend our Quantum Security CTF Team (consisting of Kamil @vavkamil and myself @jamesbower ) competed on the Hacker's Dome - Double Kill CTF.  The competition consisted of two vulnerable machines with each containing both a user flag and a super ...

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#1 Supplement I Can't Live Without
So over the past 4 weeks I’ve started incorporating
intermittent fasting into my lifestyle and workout routine.  My friend Ken introduced me to the idea so I
started doing hours and hours of research. 
This is pretty much how I approach everything I do.  I ...

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Creative Structure is Key by Haruki Murakami
There is a quote I read today by Haruki Murakami that really made me sit back and think about how I handle all my daily task and projects.  Especially with my obsession lately for absolute peak performance in my life.  "When I'm in writing mode for a novel,...
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