Archive | February, 2006


18 February 2006 | 10,878 views

NSA Tracking Nmap and Other Open Source Tools

Check it out! US President George W. Bush visited the NSA headquarters at Fort Meade in January 2006. A wall-sized status screen in the background displays the latest versions of Nmap and some of our other favorite open source tools. Pictures were printed in the February 6, 2006 edition of Newsweek (article) and the Jan [...]

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17 February 2006 | 34,577 views

Locate anyone in the UK via SMS

By using one of the many mobile phone location tracking services aimed at businesses or concerned parents, and some trickery it is possibly to get almost anyone’s mobile phone position without their agreement. All that is required is their mobile phone number, and carrier. Over the past year a number sites have popped up offering [...]

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17 February 2006 | 76,995 views

BackTrack – A merger between WHAX and Auditor

BackTrack is the result of the merging of two Innovative Penetration Testing live Linux distributions namely Whax and Auditor. Combining the best features from both distributions, and paying special attention to small details, this is probably the best version of either distributions to ever come out. Based on SLAX (Slackware), BackTrack provides user modularity. This [...]

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16 February 2006 | 5,741 views

Dumbest Thief Ever Busted by E-mail Habit

Sheriff Brian Rahn said the man made coffee, cooked and ate meals, took showers, picked out a change of clothes, watched television and checked his e-mail during the burglaries. He left behind valuables, including jewelry, firearms and electronic equipment, Rahn said. He also allegedly stole a car in the town of Wayne in the last [...]

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15 February 2006 | 9,482 views

Nmap 4.01 Released – New Features

Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is a free open source utility for network exploration or security auditing. It was designed to rapidly scan large networks, although it works fine against single hosts. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are available on the network, what services (application name and version) those hosts [...]

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14 February 2006 | 5,119 views

Google Desktop Privacy? OR Lack Of..

With the advent of Web 2.0 and more powerful, user friendly web applications, security and privacy concerns have increased. Moreso with the new version of Google Desktop coming out, although this is not strictly a web application, they will be storing your data online. Yes, version 3 adds the ability to “access your documents from [...]

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13 February 2006 | 5,186 views

Call for Authors and New Members for Relaunch of Darknet

Darknet is currently undergoing a relaunch, it has been rebuilt from scratch in a new style using a powerful and extensible open source CMS called WordPress. If you wish to contribute please contact us for access to the site. We are looking for people to write articles about anything to do with Hacking, Cracking or [...]

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09 February 2006 | 18,975 views

Get the ball rollin’

Hi…. It is a nice idea. I hope we all can put up some stuff, something that we are interested in and something that will get our grey cells working. Maybe someday …. just maybe…this will evolve into an idea….a killer app!

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08 February 2006 | 36,350 views

Welcome to Darknet – The REBIRTH

Next to do: 1) Think up some ideas for posts 2) Get some members to join up as authors 3) Get some input on the site design 4) Write the about page (Dig up those old memories, perhaps go back through the old Darknet HTML site) 5) Get some incoming links 6) Get some sites [...]

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