Parrot is a GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian Testing and designed with Security, Development and Privacy in mind. It includes a full portable laboratory for security and digital forensics experts, but it also includes all you need to develop your own software or protect your privacy while surfing the net. Documentation User Guide Getting Started […]
A simple shell utility for encrypting and decrypting files using OpenSSL. Installation git clone https://github.com/nodesocket/cryptr.gitln -s “$PWD”/cryptr/cryptr.bash /usr/local/bin/cryptr Bash tab completionAdd tools/cryptr-bash-completion.bash to your tab completion file directory.API/Commands encrypt encrypt <file> – Encryptes file with OpenSSL AES-256 cipher block chaining. Writes an encrypted file out (ciphertext) appending .aes extension. ➜ cryptr encrypt ./secret-fileenter aes-256-cbc encryption […]
After 3 months of heavy development Parrot 4.6 is officially released. How to update Update your existing Parrot system with the following command: sudo parrot-upgrade System Changes (Appearance) The desktop-base and parrot-wallpapers also received some love and are updated to reflect such changes including the new Parrot appearence. APT now enforces https Parrot 4.6 is […]
by Danny Bradbury The National Security Agency (NSA) has asked to end its mass phone surveillance program because the work involved outweighs its intelligence value, according to reports this week. Sources told the Wall Street Journal that the NSA has recommended the White House terminates its call data records (CDR) program. The logistics of operating […]
On April 6, 2019, a ten-bit counter rolled over. The counter, a component of many older satellites, marks the weeks since Jan 1, 1980. It rolled over once before, in the fall of 1999. That event was inconsequential because few complex systems relied on GPS. Now, more systems rely on accurate time and position data: […]
A worldwide, nearly day-long outage at Facebook led to Telegram having a busy, busy day.