DeLux Edition: Getting root privileges on the eLux Thin Client OS

While on an engagement I came across a thin client running the eLux Linux distribution. Designed as a secure, streamlined environment for users to access applications such as a browser, Citrix and terminal services, the vendor describes eLux as: “… a hardware-independent operating system for cloud computing environments. It is based on a write protected … Continue reading DeLux Edition: Getting root privileges on the eLux Thin Client OS

Introducing Chuckle and the Importance of SMB Signing

Service Message Block (SMB) is a protocol used for accessing shared resources; most corporate Windows networks use SMB to access shared folders and printers. Digital signing is a feature of SMB designed to allow a recipient to confirm the authenticity of SMB packets and to prevent tampering during transit – this feature was first made … Continue reading Introducing Chuckle and the Importance of SMB Signing