Ghiro and Image Forensics Forum is opening

Posted on August 16, 2015 in Blog • Tagged with ghiro, image forensics • 1 min read

Ghiro is an open source project and it is driven by community needs: users feedback has a great value for us.

We always want to provide a comfortable tool for user support: we have IRC chat for real time support and a mailing list for asynchronous question and answer.

Today we are announcing a new support tool: the Ghiro and Image Forensics Forum.

We hope this will be an easy to use way share information, requests and feedback not only about Ghiro but also about any Image Forensics topic.

The forum has several categories, local forums where you can talk …

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Continuous Integration Services I Like

Posted on July 20, 2015 in Blog • Tagged with CI, development • 2 min read

The term “continuous integration (CI)” refers to a process that builds, assess and tests code on a frequent basis.

Today continuous integration is a starting point for agile developers and widely used.

Every project I’m working on starts with a setup of continuous integration pipeline. I’m a big fan of agile developing, that’s why I was always searching for tools or services to help me develop my projects better and faster.

Here is a brief summary of services, selected over the years, I use in my projects, all of them are free, provide a badge you can …

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Cuckoo GSOC: about winners and winners

Posted on May 10, 2015 in Blog • Tagged with cuckoo, GSOC2015 • 1 min read

I hope you already know, this year Cuckoo Sandbox joined the Google Summer of Code program thanks to the Honeynet Project.

We proposed two project ideas: a Linux analyzer project and a Mac OS X analyzer project.

We got a lot of submissions, many talented and skilled students applied with their project proposal. Sadly Google gave only 8 slots for all the Honeynet organization, so trying to decide which lucky students would eventually be accepted was an hard task.

Difficult decisions unfortunately had to be made to best use the limited number of slots, so only the best student of …

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This OVF package requires unsupported hardware

Posted on March 15, 2015 in Blog • Tagged with sysadmin, virtualbox • 2 min read

I was trying to import a virtual image in OVA format inside a Vmware ESXi (or vSphere Hypervisor as it is dubbed today) when I stumbled in this error:

This OVF package requires unsupported hardware.
Details: Line 33: Unsupported hardware family 'virtualbox-2.2'.

As you che see in the following image:


This error is mentioning some kind of unsupported hardware by vSphere hypervisor, what happened?

It usually occur when an OVA appliance exported by VirtualBox is imported in vSphere, the default hardware format used by VirtualBox doesn’t fit the vSphere one, so it is unable to understand how to …

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Cuckoo Sandbox Summer of Code 2015

Posted on March 10, 2015 in Tools • Tagged with cuckoo, GSOC, GSOC2015 • 3 min read

This summer the Cuckoo Sandbox project is participating the Google Summer of Code 2015, thanks to a big effort of the Honeynet Project.
This is a great opportunity for students who would like to work on Cuckoo and get paid for it! This is a great challenge and an huge opportunity to work on a real malware sandbox, write code and gain valuable experience, and help improving the open source security tools ecosystem.
Almost all college and graduate students are eligible, we are searching for problem solving people with strong development skills who would like to learn about malware and …

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