HowTo: Using MSF to Make Linux Shellcode

Here’s a quick one liner to make linux shell code that runs “exec /bin/bash”. The last argument of c to msfencode generates the c.

Rationality & Privacy: How People Make Decisions About Confidentiality

“In everything one thing is impossible: rationality.” –Friedrich Nietzsche


The GNU Compiler Collection has a FORTIFY_SOURCE option that does automatic bounds checking of dangerous functions to prevent simple buffer overflows. The FORTIFY_SOURCE code will do static and dynamic checks on buffer sizes to prevent these buffer overflows.

OWASP VicNum Project

Vicnum is a training game put out by OWASP. If you play the game the first page will ask you for your name. Enter anything then hit continue. I typed ‘Name’. You should be at this URL now: