Small IoT (Internet of Things) to notify users via Twitter, whenever someone accesses their laptop. This application uses the touchpad/mouse/wireless mouse to determine activity and is developed in Python and tested on Linux.
The purpose of this application is to warn the user (via various communication mechanisms) whenever their laptop accessed. This small application was developed and tested in python in Linux machine is likely to work well on the Raspberry Pi as well.
It was written to be used by anyone who is interested in Security IOT (Internet of Things) and still needs further development.
How it functions:
To alert the user via Twitter, whenever his/her laptop had been accessed by someone. And also it can be used to monitor your system
I. HARDWARE :
sudoaccess on the terminal/console
The Twitter application is already installed on the Mobile phones (Optional) II. Software :
Python - https://www.python.org/ (
sudo apt-get install python )
Procedure Installation :
Python and python-setuptools must be installed. (If not already installed:
sudo apt-get install python python-setuptools )
Download/Clone repository from: https://github.com/OWASP/SecureTea-Project.git
git clone https://github.com/OWASP/SecureTea-Project.git
python setup.py install
pip install -r requirements.txt
Open the "securetea.conf" in your home directory (~/.securetea/securetea.conf) with a text editor and edit the following variables : Copy/Paste API KEY and TOKEN from Twitter apps
"api_key": "XXXX", "api_secret_key": "XXXX", "access_token": "XXXX", "access_token_secret": "XXXX", "username": "XXXX"
Optionally in "securetea.conf" You can set debug =
true to enable the console log (default: enabled). or
set debug = false to disable logging to console.
Install Mouse / Wireless Mouse Touchpad if not functioning properly (Linux / macOS / Raspberry Pi machine).
Okay, Run program ->
sudo SecureTea.py or more ->
WELCOME_MSG Like this:
[Core] [ 2018-08-30 16:50 ] Info : Welcome to SecureTea..!! Initializing System
laptop access by moving the mouse/touchpad to see the cumulative X and Y coordinates on the console. If you have a twitter app installed on your phone, you can get updates on the "message" from your twitter account.
Checks Alert message on the console and on twitter your inbox.
[Core] [ 2018-08-30 16:50 ] Warn : (3) : Someone has access your laptop when
If you want to monitor your system from a webapp,
sudo python monitor.py
http://localhost:4200to view your project. END-POINT type
http://localhost:5000and click SIGN IN.
Getting Twitter Tokens:
For Suggestions and Contributing :