ECE497 Project BoneSAW

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thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder

Team members: Charles E. Beard and Luke Craig

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00 Theory of Operation
00 Work Breakdown
00 Future Work
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Score:  10/100

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Executive Summary

Network utility to detect vulnerabilities in networked BeagleBones. Typically these will be a misconfiguration of some sort. We will also apply this to specific networked examples found on shodan.

What Works: We developed a scanner to look at individual IP addresses and report back issues. It checks the condition of the publicly available network resources and reports back.

We developed a python flask server to monitor global beaglebone issues. Our web application connects to the Shodan API and can pull down a list of IP addresses for Beaglebones that are connected to the internet. It can also take an IP address as an input and either send it to the Shodan API and display the information Shodan returns like open ports and headers or use our own scanning utility to check for certain open ports and certain programs and return those results along with a security rating. The security rating is shown by changing the color of that part of the page where red is a high risk, yellow is a medium risk, and green is a low risk.

What doesn't work: We looked at a number of solutions with


If you have hardware, consider Small Build, Big Execuition for ideas on the final packaging.

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thumb‎ Embedded Linux Class by Mark A. Yoder