Welcome again to my humble corner. Today I will share a story how I managed to deal with embedded ELF files using Binary Ninja. I was reversing an ARM firmware for fun (unfortunately not for profit!) and run into the following issue. The firmware itself is comprised of three sections, a header, an ELF file… Continue reading Dealing with embedded ELF files in Binary Ninja
After a long wait, indicative of the current state of knowledge sharing in the so-called “underground”, Phrack 70 is out. Read it here!
Hello again $WORLD. I am happy to announce that my Commodore Amiga BinaryNinja plugin is now available to the general public. You can find it here. Essentially, the plugin is a BinaryView with support for both Amiga Hunk file formats. To simplify a bit, Amiga has a different file format for “executable” files and for… Continue reading Amiga 500 Decompilation using Binary Ninja
Dear $WORLD. I am happy to announce that I have released the first version of my C64 PRG plugin for Binary Ninja. You can find it here. It has KERNAL support, to make reversing life just a bit easier. You can find it here. As always PRs, issues and corner case reports are more than… Continue reading Commodore 64 Decompilation using Binary Ninja
Hi all, below is a small engineering puzzle that I had to solve recently. The essential components: a Linux Laptop (in my case, running the excellent ClearLinux distribution) aws-iam-authenticator Outline client (A shadowSocks client) The setup was the following. A Kubernetes cluster, a bastion host using Outline as the means to connect and access the… Continue reading Adventures with Linux Outline Client and aws-iam-authenticator
So as 2018 comes to a close soon, one fact can be pointed out: Kubernetes is the winner of the container orchestration frameworks “war”, short lived as it was. The popularity of the project is growing steadily and it is being adopted in a variety of businesses, from the small, but technologically adept startup, to… Continue reading Book Review: Managing Kubernetes
Hope you enjoyed Commodity, and Cyberpunk as a Commodity before that, plus a number of personal blogs that thankfully are now presumed lost. Welcome back!
Welcome back for another book review. This time, I am going to review a book that I have bought when it came out, in late 2013. I have always wanted to do a review of this one but it seems I had two options: Write a short review that probably does not do the book… Continue reading Book Review: Systems Performance: Enterprise and the cloud
“Kept you waiting, huh?” – to start the post with a pop culture reference. Yesterday, I was privileged enough to attend Distributed Matters Berlin 2015. The focus of the conference is, you guessed it, distributed systems, often within a NoSQL context. It was hosted at the awesome KulturBrauerei, a refurbished brewery. The format of the… Continue reading Conference review: Distributed Matters Berlin 2015
Hello everyone and welcome back for another book review at woktime. Today’s edition is a short review of a short book called “DevOps Troubleshooting: Linux Server Best Practices”. Without further ado, below is the Table Of Contents Troubleshooting best practices Why is the server so slow? Running out of CPU, RAM and Disk I/O Why… Continue reading Book Review: DevOps Troubleshooting