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Use cuda-gdb on OS X Mountain Lion

Last week I was using cuda and after an hour trying to debug my code I decided to see if cuda had something similar to gdb  and I came across cuda-gdb . Happy,  I opened my terminal and typed in a simple command to debug my small cuda application, unfortunately, I directly received an error message similar to this […]

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GCC in OSX Mountain Lion

A few days ago I reinstalled OSX Mountain Lion on my MacBook Pro, and each time I do, one of the first things I re-install is “xcode“,  because it  installs GCC  on the mac. As a programmer and ethical hacker I use mainly C, but yesterday I needed C++  , so as it was my first time […]

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Password Leaks and Password Managers

These last months have been very busy in password leaks, LinkedIn, Last FM, Yahoo, Le Figaro, PhAndroid, and finally today, I received an e-mail from Nvidia. After the Sony PS3 Network leak, I thought that I should use a secure password manager online, first because I ran out of passwords, then because I couldn’t memorize […]

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OS X Version of LDD

If you need to use the ldd command on OS X you will face an error.

However, there is a “similar” command called otool  on OS X that you can use :

For the one who never used it,  the ldd  command is used to show the dynamic libraries a executable is linked to, […]

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Purge OS X inactive Memory

The memory in OSX is divided in four important categories such as shown below :   Those “types” of memory combined together are the full size of your ram, in my case 8Gb. Each type as a specific function in OS X those are described below : Free: This is RAM that’s not being used. […]

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Forensic Bookmark.plist from Safari

I was reading some documents on Mac Os X forensic, and I was searching how to get back the Bookmark.plist from safari to parse it and read it easily. I knew that this file is located in the following folder :

I was thinking that “plist” files where always XML documents and tried with python to […]

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