On The Book's DVD
The book's DVD contains evidence files, videos, source code, and programs that you can use to follow along with recipes or to conduct your own investigations and analysis. It also contains the full-size, original images and figures that you can view, since they appear in black and white in the book. The files are organized on the DVD in folders named according to the chapter and recipe number. Most of the tools on the DVD are written in C, Python, or Perl and carry a GPLv2 or GPLv3 license. You can use a majority of them as-is, but a few may require small modifications depending on your system's configuration. Thus, even if you're not a programmer, you should take a look at the top of the source file to see if there are any notes regarding dependencies, the platforms on which we tested the tools, and any variables that you may need to change according to your environment.
We do not guarantee that all programs are bug free (who does?), thus, we welcome feature requests and bug reports addressed to email@example.com. If we do provide updates for the code in the future, you can always find the most recent versions at
The following table shows a summary of the tools that you can find on the DVD, including the corresponding recipe number, programming language, and intended platform.
Table I.1. Maximum IOPS Performed by SCSI Controller
Multi-platform TOR-enabled URL fetcher