Author Archives: Tech B.

About Tech B.

I am currently employed as a tech support rep for Frontier DSL internet and Dail-Up service. If you live on the East Coast and have Frontier or the old Verizon, you may have spoken with me at one point. I do side jobs programming and building things for people. I know Python better than any language in my toolbox. I can also develop Android Apps, which are Java based. Other languages include C , VB/VB.NET, some C#, PBASIC, Batch, Javascript, and some PHP. I love microcontrollers and interfacing with the outside world. I am currently working with Arduinos, which are amazing. Also I can work with the Basic Stamp family of microcontrollers; future development includes FPGA and embedded Linux. I was going to school, but have financial issues at the moment that are keeping me from the books. I plan on going back in the next couple semesters and finishing up my Associates in IT, then perusing a BS in computer science.

XChat physical notify

As I said before, I wanted to hook up my Arduino to work with XChat. I wrote a plug-in to raise a flag attached to my computer monitor when my nick is mentioned in the channel. Advertisements

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XChat away plugin

My computer pretty much stays connected to an IRC server. If I’m not in  one of my favorite forums channels, I’m into something else. If you do frequent IRC, you will want to register your nick with the nickserv so … Continue reading

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Hello Recursion!

Since I haven’t posted since last year I figured why not show some recursion? I know a lot of people try out something like a Fibonacci Sequence to help grasp the paradigm of recursion. I am going to do something a bit simpler. … Continue reading

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Hide your ASSets the Python way

Some of you may have seen the “trick” of using the command prompt to hide archives in images. Example: “C:>copy /b image1.jpg + newimage.jpg” This will hide in the picture image.jpg and output the merged file as newimage.jpg

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Brute Forcing And Word List Attack Vector

So in my last post I mentioned brute forcing. I was going to add a password brute force function to try and get into a access point. Well, android doesn’t support the iwconfig command even rooted, so that would be have to be done … Continue reading

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Android ASE: WiFi Scan with UI

Playing more with the Android Scripting Environment, I wrote a simple script to display any access points in wifi range. Once you select an SSID, it will display some basic info on that AP, such as the MAC address and … Continue reading

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