Monday, 29 May 2017

elementary OS Snippets: Add My Weather Indicator To Wingpanel

elementary OS Snippets: Add My Weather Indicator To Wingpanel: My-Weather-Indicator is a ( Wing )panel-based weather applet that can show weather conditions, a forecast, a forecast map and check sunrise ...



I had to install software-properties-common before I could add the repository:



sudo apt install software-properties-common

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install my-weather-indicator

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Installing Virtualbox Guest modules into Devuan

This involves the following:

1. Remove the cdrom as a package source
2. Add jessie-backports as a package source
3. Update the installation
4. Add the required packages


1. Remove the cdrom as a package source

As a privileged user, edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file and put a hash character in front of any line starting with 'deb cdrom':

$ sudo vi /etc/apt/sources/list


2. Add jessie-backports as a package source

Add the following three lines (if you're using the GB mirror) to your sources.list:

# jessie-backports
deb http://gb.mirror.devuan.org/merged/ jessie-backports main contrib
deb-src http://gb.mirror.devuan.org/merged/ jessie-backports main contrib

Adjust the URL if you are using a different mirror to what you are using for e.g. jessie-updates


3. Update the installation

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt dist-upgrade
$ sudo apt autoremove
$ sudo apt autoclean


4. Identify your kernel architecture:

$ uname -a
Linux devuan 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.43-2 (2017-04-30) x86_64 GNU/Linux

4. Add the required packages, replace amd64 with the architecture identified above as appropriate:

$ sudo apt install virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-x11 virtualbox-guest-dkms dkms linux-headers-amd64 build-essential




Friday, 26 May 2017

Samba - Security Announcement Archive

Now it's SAMBA's turn with CVE-2017-7494.

Either upgrade to latest version, or put 'nt pipe support = no' into [global] section of smb.conf and restart smbd.



Samba - Security Announcement Archive:



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Thursday, 25 May 2017

Immunet - Cisco Talos

Free cloud and social networking based malware and antivirus protection systems from Cisco\Talos that can run as a companion to your existing antivirus.



Immunet - Cisco Talos:



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DNS Security with DNSCrypt | OpenDNS

Prevent your ISP collecting your DNS lookups.

Use DNSCrypt with OpenDNS.



DNS Security with DNSCrypt | OpenDNS:



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Saturday, 6 May 2017

openvas | sil3ntcor3 ramblings

Running an 'apt dist-upgrade' on my Parrotsec install updated the version of OpenVAS and it would not longer start. I could see a message about "wrong database version" on feed update.

The link below got me up and running again.

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I had to run:



  • openvasmd --migrate
  • openvasmd --update




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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update bumped to build 15063.250 with KB4016240 | On MSFT

Windows 10 Creators Update bumped to build 15063.250 with KB4016240 | On MSFT:



I'm hopeful the browser memory leak fix ss the one I observed and reported with regards to the Jetstream tests at http://browserbench.org/JetStream/ .

Edit: Edge still uses GB of memory and eventually crashes and returns to the start page before completing three runs of the test. Not sure if this is an Edge issue, or a combination of Edge and Sophos client v10.7. The same behaviour was seen with Sophos v10.6.

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Monday, 24 April 2017

Add a Report Phishing Button in Outlook -

Add a Report Phishing Button in Outlook -: "BccEmailAddress"

This will allow you to customise the Microsoft SPAM\PHISHING reporter to send to additional mail addresses such as a service desk and email provider.



More details on the reg entries at this site:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj723139(v=exchg.150).aspx



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