Defcon 26 A Retrospective

One more year gone, one more Defcon completed. In the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, once a year a conference comes along that brings people from all over the world to do one thing.. Hack you! Defcon is the longest-running security conference in existence and one that I have been attending of and on…

USB dongle hotspot on your MacBook Pro for WiFi Pineapple Nano

Tools Used 2018 Macbook Pro Wifi Pineapple Nano 5v Battery Pack Edimax EW-7811Un Wifi Dongle macOS High Sierra (10.13.6) Edimx Mac Drivers (Mac10.12_Driver_1.0.1.5.zip) The Story If you don’t know what a Wifi Pineapple Nano is (see picture) go read all about it and come back. Prerequisites Install your drivers! Set up your Wifi Pineapple Nano…

Over engineering trivial tasks using Axway API Builder and Amazon Alexa

Are you like me and tired of doing anything with your hands? I mean that’s so 2015. Since the advent of Amazon’s Alexa (echo) in 2015, I’ve not touched a light switch, turned on a TV, or set the temperature in my house with my dirty hands. So why not extend that to other trivial…

Adding Axway Appcelerator Platform Services to your app (Using Swift 4)

The following are the step-by-step instructions for how to install the Platform Services SDK for this native Swift (4) Xcode project. Once installed, use the appropriate key below to enable for Development or Production modes. Development is the mode during which you are doing development or during pre-production testing. You should only use the Production…

Learning Appcelerator Part 3 (Model and Navigation Controller)

Building on our last two tutorials now we will add more detail to our app. We are going to introduce a Navigation Controller in this and a new Model. Get the code Adding new files userListNav.xml userDetails.xml userDetails.js userDetails.tss details.js CONTROLLER We are going to change the doAuth function to support our NavigationWindow on both…