Couldn't think of a title to use but basicly i've written two applications.
The first is Away From Office which allows you to set yourself to away which will leave a full screen message on your screen telling anyone who may stuble into your office that your away/how long for and where.
It also allows you to log how much out of office time you've clocked that day...
Wrote it purely to help others in the office to find me when I went walkabouts. Might be bugs but it works fine for me.
The second application is used to find MAC addresses of all workstations on a domain, providing the workstations are switched on.
This can be handy if you want to use WakeOnLan which is the purpose that I created it for.
Anyway both attatched... Might be buggy but I can sort that. Requires .net framework 3 I think...
Thanks will take a look at away from office one in particular, it could be very useful for me!
Can I just say, what is the general opinion of code/exe being posted on the forum from unknown sources? No being funny but I think its a practice that needs some Mod/Admin clarification.
Sorry flexyjerkov, don't want to take anything away from your contribution in any way
Sure chr1s but I think on here the general idea is that if someones unsure then antivirus can be used. Here we scan we Sophos and I have no intentions on screwing my rep on here.
I guess your right there, and tbh its all down to trust and thats with any software.
Doesn't work... for the most part (usable) AV is only good at detecting old malware... if I decided to post some superficially helpful util containing my very own secret malicious payload, you could be 100% certain I would have first checked that none of the major AV products had a problem with it.he general idea is that if someones unsure then antivirus can be used.
Because of all the spam-bots over the year some AV blocks outbound SMTP connections by default or can easily be configured to do that, so yes it might. But there are much subtler ways to get small amounts of valuable data out of networks.If its just code that mails out a list of MAC,IPs and open ports would a virus checker pick that sort of thing up?
Last edited by PiqueABoo; 1st July 2010 at 08:07 PM.
I think it's just about common sense. flexyjerkov has positive rep here, so I'd be willing to try out his software. If it was his first post or he had negative rep, I'd probably ignore it.
@flexyjerkov: thanks for sharing
I'd be much happier if the source code was posted - I know many people won't be able to read it, won't understand it, won't know what to do with it and just want an EXE file they can run but I think it helps to develop ideas if others can chip in and say "Wow, that's a brilliant way of doing ...", "what about doing ..." or "OMG, why have you done ..."
I think this is partly why I like scripting - you basically always distribute source code which people can use as they see fit.
vb.net code for the MAC Address Searcher, The other application is easy enough to write yourself to havn't bothered with code.
PS there might be problems with running the away one in resolutions other than 1280x1024 as I only set the popups form size to be 1280x1024 but that can be ammended.
timer: name: timer enabled: false intival: 1000
textbox: name: txt_domain text: domain.name
Button: name: btn_run text: run
Button: name btn_quit text: quit
Progress bar: name: bar
Check boxes: chk_remove and chk_replace
Code:Imports System Imports System.Threading Public Class Main Const intForReading = 1 Const intForWriting = 2 Const intForAppending = 8 Dim objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") Dim objFileSystem = CreateObject("Scripting.fileSystemObject") Dim inputdata, colitems, localaddress, localmacaddress, objcommand, objwmiservice, objinputfile, objfile, strInput, esttime, timeseconds Dim objitem, strrootdomain, strquery, stroutputfile, strdistinguishedname, strdata, strattributes, objrecordset, strComputer Dim loadbarvalue, loadbarcount, maccount As Integer Dim t As Thread Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load End Sub Private Sub CodeRun() On Error Resume Next 'Delete & Create Lists & Start Value objFSO.DeleteFile("PCList.txt") objfile = objFSO.CreateTextFile("PCList.txt") objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("pclist.txt", 2, True) objfile.Writeline("Test") objfile.close() objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("MacAddresses.csv", 2, True) objfile.Writeline("MAC ADDRESS List") objfile.Close() If chk_replace.Checked = True Then objFSO.DeleteFile("Macaddresses.csv") objfile = objFSO.CreateTextFile("Macaddresses.csv") objfile.Writeline("MAC ADDRESS List") objfile.Close() Else If objFSO.FileExists("macaddresses.csv") Then Else objfile = objFSO.CreateTextFile("Macaddresses.csv") End If End If loadbarcount = 0 loadbarvalue = 0 maccount = 0 timeseconds = 0 'Active Directory Code strrootdomain = txt_domain.Text objcommand = CreateObject("ADODB.Command") Dim objConnection = CreateObject("ADODB.Connection") objConnection.Provider = "ADsDSOObject" objConnection.Open = "Active Directory Provider" objcommand.ActiveConnection = objConnection 'Retrieve attributes. strattributes = "sAMAccountName,distinguishedName" strquery = "<LDAP://" & strrootdomain _ & ">;(ObjectCategory=computer);" & strattributes & ";subtree" objcommand.CommandText = strquery objrecordset = objcommand.Execute objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("pclist.txt", 2, True) Do Until objrecordset.EOF strComputer = objrecordset.Fields("sAMAccountName") strdistinguishedname = objrecordset.Fields("distinguishedName") objfile.Writeline(strComputer) objrecordset.MoveNext() loadbarcount = loadbarcount + 1 Loop objfile.Close() System.Threading.Thread.Sleep(1000) bar.Maximum = loadbarcount 'Mac Address Searchin stroutputfile = "PCLIST.txt" objinputfile = objFileSystem.OpenTextFile(stroutputfile, intForReading) 'read everything in an array inputdata = Split(objinputfile.ReadAll, vbNewLine) For Each strdata In inputdata strComputer = strdata localmacaddress = "" objitem.macaddress = "" colitems = "" objwmiservice = "" colitems = "" 'Check Computers Mac Address strComputer = Replace(strComputer, "$", "", 1, -1, vbTextCompare) objwmiservice = GetObject("winmgmts:\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2") colitems = objwmiservice.ExecQuery _ ("Select * From Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration Where IPEnabled = True") objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("MacAddresses.csv", 8, True) For Each objitem In colitems localmacaddress = objitem.macaddress Next 'Convert Mac Address And Write To File If Exists If localmacaddress = "" Then Else maccount = maccount + 1 If chk_remove.Checked = True Then localmacaddress = Replace(localmacaddress, ":", "", 1, -1, vbTextCompare) objfile.Writeline(localmacaddress) End If End If objfile.close() loadbarvalue = loadbarvalue + 1 Next timer.Enabled = False MsgBox("List Generated: MacAddresses.csv" & vbCrLf & "Mac Addresses Found: " & maccount) btn_run.Text = "Run" txt_domain.Enabled = True chk_remove.Enabled = True chk_replace.Enabled = True objfile.Close() objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("macaddresses.csv", 1, True) objfile.Close() objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("pclist.txt", 1, True) objfile.close() End Sub Private Sub timer_Tick(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles timer.Tick bar.Value = loadbarvalue esttime = DateAdd("s", timeseconds, #12:00:00 AM#) lbl_addresses.Text = ("MAC Addresses Found: " & maccount & vbCrLf & "AD Records Found: " & loadbarcount & vbCrLf & "Time Elapsed: " & esttime) timeseconds = timeseconds + 1 End Sub Private Sub btn_run_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btn_run.Click If btn_run.Text = "Run" Then If txt_domain.Text = "DOMAIN.NAME" Then MsgBox("Enter Domain Name", vbCritical, "Error") ElseIf txt_domain.Text = "" Then MsgBox("Enter Domain Name", vbCritical, "Error") Else timer.Enabled = True txt_domain.Enabled = False t = New Thread(AddressOf Me.CodeRun) t.Start() chk_remove.Enabled = False chk_replace.Enabled = False End If btn_run.Text = "Stop" Else timer.Enabled = False t.Abort() btn_run.Text = "Run" txt_domain.Enabled = True MsgBox("List Generated: MacAddresses.csv" & vbCrLf & "Mac Addresses Found: " & maccount) chk_remove.Enabled = True chk_replace.Enabled = True objfile.Close() objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("macaddresses.csv", 1, True) objfile.Close() objfile = objFSO.OpenTextFile("pclist.txt", 1, True) objfile.close() End If End Sub Private Sub btn_quit_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btn_quit.Click t = New Thread(AddressOf Me.CodeRun) t.Abort() Me.Close() End Sub End Class
Excellent idea, don't forget and tell everyone else whilst you're remembering.I must remember not to annoy you lol
I've never broken into anything without authority: Long since had one those 'defining experiences' where I was literally a carriage return away from stepping over to the 'dark side', but having spent a day making/testing the devious vengeful consequences of that key press (which were definitely going to work) I decided life would just be easier if I didn't do stuff like that.
 For an online casino on some island tax haven probably owned by some minor organised crime bunch that had paid some spammer who happened(?) to forge my e-mail address into a seriously high volume spam sent on their behalf. As a consequence I got an exploded mailbox with zillions of bounces and a lot of "hand-written" responses of various flavours - largely threats, outrage, but just a few that made me sad and hence vengeful.
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