Wednesday, November 11, 2009

SSLSniff on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

I had a tough time compiling this program, but it turns out, all I needed to do was change one line in the Makefile:

sslsniff_LDFLAGS = -lssl -lboost_filesystem -lpthread -lboost_thread -llog4cpp

to

sslsniff_LDFLAGS = -lssl -lboost_filesystem-mt -lpthread -lboost_thread-mt -llog4cpp

This is because the program 'requires' libboost 1.35 and Karmic only allows you to use 1.34 or 1.38. I installed 1.38 by typing 'apt-get install libboost1.38-dev'.

We Need to Teach Critical Thinking Again

One thing most people don’t realize about tech people that are roughly my age (plus or minus five years, let’s say) is how many of the dark ...