FBI Tor Malware Analysis – [...] In April 2013, a piece of malware was found embedded in Freedom Hosting's darknet server that would exploit a security hole in a particular web browser and execute code on the user's computer. This code gathered some information about the user and sent it to a server in Virginia and then crashed – it had no obvious malicious intent that is so characteristic of malware. It was therefore theorised that the FBI, who have offices in Virginia, and who have 'form' for writing malware, may have authored it – this now appears to be true. [...]
Packer – Packer is a tool for creating identical machine images for multiple platforms from a single source configuration. [ via http://onethingwell.org/post/55173824648/packer ]
IBM AIX and Microsoft Active Directory integration with Kerberos and LDAP – LDAP works well for storing and retrieving user attributes for AIX users, but using LDAP for the authentication piece still requires the user to have an AIX password and an AD password. Kerberos allows AIX to authenticate the user against the user's Microsoft Windows® password, using native AD protocols.
Xiki – A shell console with GUI features – Xiki does what shell consoles do, but lets you edit everything at any time. It's trivial to make your own commands and menus to access other tools. [ via braindead.tumblr.com ]
Active Directory Management with PowerShell in Windows Server 2008 R2 – One of the first things you notice with Windows Server 2008 R2 is that PowerShell 2.0 has become central to the admin function There is a powerful Active Directory module for Powershell that contains a provider and cmdlets that are designed to allow you to manage Active Directory from the command line. Now, you can also use versions for previous versions of Windows Server.
ownCloud quick setup for Debian – Nine Productions – First off I wanted to say that the documentation and installation of ownCloud is incredibly easy. I just wanted to add a few notes for people who are setting it up on a Debian distro as there is a slight difference from Ubuntu as well as offer some more assistance for Active Directory users.