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Running Solaris 2.6 (sparc) on qemu-system-sparc in Linux x86_64 (Mint 19)

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Next chapter in our Computer Archeology articles. This time it will be about emulating the legendary Sun Solaris 2.6 that dates back to July 1997 and which included Kerberos 5, PAM, TrueType fonts, WebNFS, large file support and enhanced procfs. … Continue reading

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Running AIX 1.3 inside Virtual Box 5.2.16

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IBM AIX has been around many years , actually its 32 years now. The latest version is AIX 7.2 and runs only on IBM ppc64 architecture. However around the end of the 1980s  a special port of AIX came out … Continue reading

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Understanding how DLL Hijacking works

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It is vital to understand how these vulnerabilities in fact work (DLL Hijacking from valid Windows PE32 executables) So we will prepare a real world scenario and will use an outdated piece of software for this demonstration and run it … Continue reading

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Bypassing latest Avast AV on Windows 10 x86_64

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Short post here, Having read a really nice article about avoiding modern AVs (again and again) by @ParanoidNinja here https://scriptdotsh.com/index.php/2018/09/04/malware-on-steroids-part-1-simple-cmd-reverse-shell/  I have decided to add my 0.1 % of code to his to make it a little easier to use on … Continue reading

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Installing Mojave 10.14 Beta in VirtualBox 5.2.16 on Linux x86_64

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Updated 04.08.2018 – Fixed the missing xz command in the script Apple has released a public beta for their latest OS codename Mojave – macOS 10.14. If you posses a relatively new Mac then you can easily download, install and … Continue reading

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Some interesting moments from the “Who am I – Kein System ist sicher ” movie

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Another one from the collection of the WTF moments … maybe this one is slightly better then the others. A great German movie from the 2014 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3042408/  That I have just watched recently/ From this movie one can remember this … Continue reading

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GhostPack quick review

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Today @harmj0y from SpectreOps released to the public his and the other team-members tools called the GhostPack  http://github.com/GhostPack/ I have been following their work for a while and in my opinion they are one of the best in terms of … Continue reading

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