Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Updates to WeakNet Labs' Software and Services

Demon Linux

Demon Linux has been updated to version 2.2. So head on over to https://demonlinux.com and grab yourself a shiny new copy:



Here is an installation and setup video that I created that may help you along the way,



WeakNet.Academy

WeakNet.Academy has been updated. I now own the domain WeakNet.Academy and I plan to use it for free lessons that range from beginner to expert with cybersecurity as the main theme. So, "be kind, please subscribe" if you want to see frequent content.



IDQAT

IDQAT is very close to it's first revamp reveal. This is an identity finder tool. In fact, IDQAT (pronounced "ID cat") stands for Identity Query and Alert Tool. It is a client-server architect system. The server is called the "IDQAT Central Office". I have been using versioning tools to keep it safe from corruption this time around. The Discovery QATs (pronounced "discovery cats") are made with Python so that they are OS independent, and run on the endpoints and communicate to the Central Office via an HTTP(S) REST API that I designed. I love this product so far. If you can't tell, I like building and designing things for some reason.



Hrmm, I forgot to mention that this will be open sourced, free software :)

Pin Stack Smashing

So, I started a new show, called "Pin Stack Smashing" which is an entertainment show that surrounds picking locks. I act like a total ass and poke fun of lock picking, parody cult classic films and popular YouTubers, and well, TBH: the only serious episode I made was about the American Lock Co. lol If you are interested in the subject, even a little, go check it out my channel. Again, it's for entertainment purposes instead of educational.



Hey, if you end up liking the shows, channels, or software, then feel free to subscribe for updates- or at least click the "thumbs up" I would really appreciate it.

~Douglas

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Demon Linux Updated

It's Finally Here!

Demon Linux has finally been updated. I updated the UI/UX and built this image from scratch which includes,
  • New icons and a fresh new look
  • New tools and apps installed by default
  • New UI/UX features
  • Built from Debian Buster
  • New Linux Kernel
  • New menu and keyboard commands
  • Added hardware support
  • Updates to all system features, including VMWare installation tools and options.




The Demon Linux App Store is a brand new project that I integrated directly into the ISO. I have been thinking about this for as long time now and finally decided to put forth the effort to make the UX stand out above the rest. This is still new, though and still a WIP (hence the "BETA" language everywhere ...). Because this is still in BETA form, I highly recommend running the Demon App Store from the terminal to look out for any errors that may occur. /usr/local/sbin/demon-app-store.sh

If you'd like to see any apps (that are not already available in the Debian repositories) added to The Demon Linux App Store, please let me know via email (weaknetlabs)at Gmail.

Demon Linux Installer

The installer was completely updated to use GRUB2, Debian Buster, let the user choose the kernel, and it's self maintained (will update before each run) as I have separated it into two parts.


Download Demon Linux

If you'd like to give my ISO a spin, please head over to the Demon Linux Official Site and download it for free. If you would only like to check out the included projects, you can get them from my GitHUB page,

Code repository for Demon Linux Installer
Code repository for Demon Linux App Store

Thank you, friends. I hope that you are all doing well.
~Douglas

Friday, January 25, 2019

The Grimoire of Demonology

The Demon 😈

Well, WNL8 will be my final version of WeakNet LINUX- for a long time at least. This new project is built from XFCE and contains all of the same great tools (well, I am still building this out as you're reading this) as WeakNet LINUX.



You can skip the TL;DR and go right over to DemonLinux.com to grab a copy or read more about the distribution. As for the UI/Theme/Idea - I can't say that I wasn't inspired by the world's most beautiful car :)

The development process for Demon was staggering and trying. I almost about gave up on the project so many times while trying to move my arms fast enough to balance and maintain what I later learned was a house of cards. I honestly tried to attribute the plight to the name of the distribution; 😈. Choosing XFCE, Debian Stretch, the file manager, the theme, making customizations and altering items, all, was a painstaking process which required many hours of testing and development. I ditched window managers and started the project over at least 4 times before realizing that the Buster version of Debian itself was creating it's own problems.

In fact, a lot of issues even arose from the fact that we are in the middle of several releases of Python, all of which are required for the various InfoSec-related tools. Lots of popular frameworks and tools for InfoSec have a ton of dependencies and strange quirks for getting up and running. My job is to build them all out for you and have them ready so that you don't have to - you can just dive in and start hacking.

So, I have been thinking over moving away from WeakNet LINUX for a long while now and my brother gave me the inspiration when he mentioned that the UI/UX shouldn't be the learning curve for my users, no, it should be the information security and technical stuff. WeakNet LINUX was targeted at advanced Linux users. So, with that advice, I decided to offer the new UI/UX with a whole new look, feel, branding, and all for a new year, 2019. Something easy-on-the-eyes and easy to use. My favorite part of the UX is the WIN key to search :) It's so fast.

The Grimoire

I am currently studying for the world's hardest test and I have been using PWK, HacktheBox.eu, VulnHub.com, and Udemy.com as resources. This is very good advice for anyone interested in one day entering the field of information security/IT - as I am now constantly learning new things. I LOVE HacktheBox.eu. It's quite similar PWK labs from Offensive Security, but a lot less expensive, ~$100 annually, plus there are a lot of great things to do besides CTF/Boot to root/Penetration testing. On the right pane of this weblog you can see my badge and progress in the labs. It is updated in real time.

Anyways, with all of this said, I couldn't help but to take an actual tome of notes and my own scripts and code of my travels (notes go a long way) and I also couldn't help but to share them. So, I present my latest side-project, The Grimoire.

The Grimoire is a lot of things - a repository of specially crafted code for enumeration, digital forensics, and penetration testing. Oh, and did I mention a boat load of notes? Notes, notes, notes, and cheat sheets.


I truly feel that the only way I am going to beat this upcoming test is to stick to a strict methodology, a flow chart if you will, to which I can ensure that no step is missed during enumeration. This is my philosophy to the mantra, "try harder." Anyways, this repository can be used in any OS. I tried to list any dependency for any of the script that I made within the script itself as comments or notes. Just look at how committed I am to my notes,

Mentioned Resources

I am currently enveloped in the following mentioned resources,
  • Offensive Security - PWK
  • HacktheBox.eu
  • Udemy.com
    • Hands-On Penetration Testing Labs 2.0 (Link)
    • Kali Linux Web App Pentesting Labs (Link)
    • Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP from CWNP) (Link)
  • VulnHUB.com (Link)

And I highly recommend all of them.

Thanks for stopping by,
~Douglas