The Ultimate Port Scanning Guide: Part 3 – UDP Port Scans

The Ultimate Port Scanning Guide: Part 3 – UDP Port Scans

Penetration Testing
In parts one and two we looked at the theory and practice that goes into port scans. In this post I’m going to cover off UDP scanning. As we covered ... Read more
Building the Internet of Wrongs

Building the Internet of Wrongs

Penetration Testing
I recently did a talk at BSides London on some of the little toys that I like to build. I’ve been tinkering with hardware for a few years now and ... Read more

I just wanted to write a quick post to say thanks to everyone who came along to BSides London 2016 and visited us on the 44CON table. Also I’d like to thank those who came to see my talk. Hopefully it was suitably entertaining and informative, and encouraged a few people to try their hand at building their own hardware projects. I’ll do a more detailed write-up of my talk in due course, but in the meantime I also wanted to thank the organisers and participants for another great BSides London!

The Ultimate Port Scanning Guide: Part 2 – Practical TCP Port Scans

The Ultimate Port Scanning Guide: Part 2 – Practical TCP Port Scans

Penetration Testing
Earlier we looked at the theory behind different types of port scans. Here we’ll put the theory into practice and see what we find on a lab network. In this ... Read more
The Ultimate Port Scanning Guide: Part 1- Theory

The Ultimate Port Scanning Guide: Part 1- Theory

Penetration Testing
This is a multi-part blog post about port scanning. In this post we’re going to cover port scan theory. In the next post in this series we’ll look at the ... Read more
Cool stuff I’ve recently read

Cool stuff I’ve recently read

News
On my mailing list I recently posted a list of things I’ve recently read that I found interesting, and after some consideration decided to post these links here. While there’s ... Read more
A Guide To Recognising Backdoors Using Metasploitable 2

A Guide To Recognising Backdoors Using Metasploitable 2

Penetration Testing
Every now and again when pentesting you come across something that doesn’t quite seem right. You can’t always put your finger on it, it’s just a little… off. Whether it’s ... Read more
ICMP and IP Network Mapping Tricks Every Pentester Needs To Know

ICMP and IP Network Mapping Tricks Every Pentester Needs To Know

Penetration Testing
Beyond the basics, there are various little things pentesters need know about when it comes to network mapping. It’s quite surprising how many people get these things wrong, until you ... Read more
The Best Laid Career Plans of Mice And Pentesters

The Best Laid Career Plans of Mice And Pentesters

Career Hacking
If you want a copy of the slides from my workshop get them here. Please read the full post so the slides make more sense. At the inaugural 44CON Cybersecurity I conducted ... Read more
No Infosec experience? No problem!

No Infosec experience? No problem!

Career Hacking
A lot of people ask me about how they can get into the wider information security industry from outside, be that as a student or as someone looking to change ... Read more