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BFD 1.5-1 Update: Forged Syslog Data Vulnerability

by on Jan.29, 2014, under Development, My Blog

Current Release: http://www.rfxn.com/downloads/bfd-current.tar.gz http://www.rfxn.com/appdocs/README.bfd http://www.rfxn.com/appdocs/CHANGELOG.bfd An updated version of BFD 1.5 has been released, version 1.5-1, which addresses an address scoping issue in the event forged syslog data is encountered on the host system running BFD from a malicious local user or any other sources that may generate forged syslog data. In such situations, BFD […]

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LMD 1.4.1: Delivering on your requests

by on Nov.20, 2011, under Development, My Blog

The release of LMD 1.4.1 is now live and with it comes a few new features. In this small update, I have tried to deliver on on a couple of common feature requests from users which were in-line with my development goals. That said, right to it… The biggest change has come in the form […]

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Linux Malware Detect: 2 Years Strong

by on Oct.06, 2011, under Development, My Blog

As cliche as it sounds, where has the time gone? Today we celebrate two years of Linux Malware Detect, open-source (web) malware detection. The project has seen allot of change since the first release. What was initially started as an internal project to deal with a large increase in malware activity at my job, a […]

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ATA Over Ethernet: As an Alternative

by on Apr.04, 2011, under HowTo, My Blog

New technologies, new toys — Oh how I love getting my hands dirty with them. Today I am going to have a look at ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) as an alternative solution to NFS in the role of a NAS/SAN implementation. We will look at both the server side vblade setup and the client side […]

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LMD 1.3.9r1: Hexdepth Bug

by on Apr.03, 2011, under Development, My Blog

I have put up a revision to the 1.3.9 release of LMD that fixes a hexdepth bug in which malware greater than 65Kbytes would cause an error in the internal hexstring.pl script and be considered clean on the stage2 hex scanning of malware. This would mean that unless malware had a MD5 signature for it […]

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On The Road: Network Disaster & Dual Public-Private Network

by on Mar.24, 2011, under My Blog

As an administrator within a mid-sized organization, you can find yourself wearing many occupational hats, which becomes only second nature after awhile. One of these many hats I wear, is that of lead network administrator, which is something I am particularly fond of… I love networking and everything about it (except maybe wiring racks and […]

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