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Serverless Toolkit for Pentesters
Over the past few weeks as I've explored different serverless providers, I realized a lot of the simple tasks I used VPSs for could be migrated to serverless - where I never have to worry about infrastructure, and (the best part) IT'S FREE. I've put together some serverless functions that I think are extremely helpful for pentesters, and I'm hoping this post inspires more to take full advantage of "serverless" infrastructure when it comes to security testing.
infrastructure  pentesting  serverless 
july 2019 by whip_lash
AWS Elastic Beanstalk – Deploy Web Applications
You can simply upload your code and Elastic Beanstalk automatically handles the deployment, from capacity provisioning, load balancing, auto-scaling to application health monitoring. At the same time, you retain full control over the AWS resources powering your application and can access the underlying resources at any time.

There is no additional charge for Elastic Beanstalk - you pay only for the AWS resources needed to store and run your applications.
aws  cloud  infrastructure  beanstalk 
may 2019 by whip_lash
Why the U.S. Should Adopt the Nordic Approach to Private Roads – The DeVoe L. Moore Center Blog
Two-thirds of roads in Sweden are privately operated and managed by local Private Road Associations (PRAs). These road associations are composed of homeowners who live along private roads
economics  government  infrastructure  libertarianism  finland  sweden  traffic  transportation 
april 2019 by whip_lash
BAD TRAFFIC: Sandvine’s PacketLogic Devices Used to Deploy Government Spyware in Turkey and Redirect Egyptian Users to Affiliate Ads?
This report describes how we used Internet scanning to uncover the apparent use of Sandvine/Procera Networks Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) devices (i.e. middleboxes) for malicious or dubious ends, likely by nation-states or ISPs in two countries.
infrastructure  espionage  malware  turkey  egypt 
march 2018 by whip_lash
The Most Awful Transit Center in America Could Get Unimaginably Worse - Bloomberg
The addition of New Jersey Transit trains in the 1990s was both an economic boon to the region—I bought a house in Maplewood, N.J., in 1996 so I could ride the new Midtown Direct to work—and the beginning of Penn Station’s transformation from mere malodorous eyesore to Hieronymus Bosch-grade hellhole.

GREAT LANGUAGE. NEARLY FROZE MY BUTT OFF WHEN I COULDN'T GET A TAXI THERE ONCE.
nyc  transportation  infrastructure 
january 2018 by whip_lash
The Next Empire - Magazine - The Atlantic
I was about to embark on one of the world’s great train rides, a journey from this muggy Indian Ocean port city, the commercial capital of Tanzania, to the edge of the Zambian Copper Belt, deep in the heart of southern Africa. The official who’d sold me my ticket had seemed puzzled when I asked when the train would arrive at its final destination, and he refused to guess; in recent years, the 1,156-mile trip has been known to take anywhere from its originally scheduled two days to an entire week.
africa  china  economics  infrastructure 
july 2010 by whip_lash
LackRack - Eth0Wiki
the LackRack is the ultimate, low-cost, high shininess solution for your modular datacenter-in-the-living-room. Featuring the LACK (side table) from Ikea, the LackRack is an easy-to-implement, exact-fit datacenter building block. It's a little known fact that we have seen Google engineers tinker with Lack tables since way back in 2009.
diy  server  network  infrastructure 
february 2010 by whip_lash
Software Uses In-Road Detectors To Alleviate Traffic Jams
In tests, the software helped California road crews discover traffic jams three times faster than before, allowing them to clear accidents and restore traffic flow before many other drivers would be delayed.
infrastructure  traffic  cars 
july 2007 by whip_lash
Leakage in Big Dig tunnel rises - The Boston Globe
Almost three years after state managers vowed to close thousands of leaks in the Big Dig tunnels, nearly 2 million gallons of water flow each month
politics  infrastructure 
july 2007 by whip_lash
Lights! Water! Motion!
An estimate developed by Booz Allen Hamilton suggests the magnitude of the problem. Over the next 25 years, modernizing and expanding the water, electricity, and transportation systems of the cities of the world will require approximately $40 trillion
economics  infrastructure  water 
june 2007 by whip_lash

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