If you want to test or use ExeFilter on Windows but you cannot or you do not want to install a Python interpreter, Portable ExeFilter is a simple solution. You just need to unzip it in any folder on a hard drive or a USB stick and it should run anywhere.
OVALdi, also named the OVAL Interpreter, is an open-source tool developed by MITRE to demonstrate how the OVAL language may be used to scan a computer for vulnerabilities. This article provides a few hints about how to use this tool.
A very useful recipe to display standard Windows file icons in wxPython:
Inspired from this message: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-win32/2005-March/003071.html
Does anyone know how to do the same on Linux and MacOSX ?
Updating Windows machines which are not connected to the Internet has always been an issue, especially when it is a new install and there are dozens of security updates to find, download and install.
Torsten Wittrock (formerly Heise Security) has published a very handy open-source tool to make all the process (almost) easy, called "WSUS Offline Update".