Squid Proxy behind a Load Balancer on AWS

Squid is a proxy software that allows a computer without internet access to proxy through another computer that does have internet access. Squid is very easy to get setup and the computer that needs internet just needs to specify environment variables called HTTP_PROXY and HTTPS_PROXY which have the value of Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago

Show the desktop’s image name on a Mac

Sometimes you just need to know where that image shown on your desktop is stored! For this, there is a simple but effective line of text you can pop into your terminal. defaults write com.apple.dock desktop-picture-show-debug-text -bool TRUE;killall Dock This will render the image’s location pathname and image name over Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago

Network Forensics Concerns around GDPR

In Cyber Forensic there are a vast array of tools that are used throughout most investigations, however, not all jurisdictions allow or even agree to the usage of some of them. This is mainly due to each specific geographical region’s view on their citizens right to privacy. Some of the Read more…

By Andrew Odendaal, ago