Welcome, SSL!

It’s been long overdue… techslaves.org is now SSL-enabled (and the default) thanks to Dreamhost‘s super-simple support for Let’s Encrypt! For ages, I rebelled against the Certificate Authority trust model, which I perceive as a racket. Let’s Encrypt essentially plays the same game, but with slightly different rules. I believe privacy is important. It’s not everything, […]

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World’s Worst POODLE Scanner for HTTPS

Behold, the world’s worst POODLE scanner for HTTPS services: #!/bin/bash   subnets="192.168.0.0/16 10.0.0.0/8"   for subnet in $subnets; do echo -e "########## SCANNING $subnet ##########\n" https_servers=`nmap -sS -P0 -n -p 443 -oG – $subnet | grep open | awk ‘{print $2}’` echo "TCP/443 found open on:" echo -e "$https_servers\n" echo "Scanning for SSLv3…" for https_srv […]

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