Archive | May, 2007


31 May 2007 | 7,262 views

Google Acquires Web Security Startup GreenBorder

More Google News this week after Google Launches Online Security & Malware Blog, now they have acquired a web security startup called GreenBorder. Google Inc. said on Tuesday it has bought Internet security startup GreenBorder Technologies Inc., which creates secure connections to protect e-mail and Web users from malicious or unwanted computer code. Terms of [...]

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30 May 2007 | 21,494 views

OWASP – SQLiX Project – SQL Injection Scanner

SQLiX, coded in Perl, is a SQL Injection scanner, able to crawl, detect SQL injection vectors, identify the back-end database and grab function call/UDF results (even execute system commands for MS-SQL). The concepts in use are different than the one used in other SQL injection scanners. SQLiX is able to find normal and blind SQL [...]

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29 May 2007 | 4,499 views

Commenter of the Month Competition

From now on we will be having a commenter of the month competition here at Darknet to encourage quality comments and discussion. We hope to get more interactive here and we will be giving out prizes sponsored by GFI such as PSP’s iPods and other cool stuff bundled with goodies from GFI such as mugs, [...]

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28 May 2007 | 6,759 views

Technitium Free MAC Address Changer v4.5 Released

Technitium MAC Address Changer v4.5 has been released. Technitium MAC Address Changer allows you to change Media Access Control (MAC) Address of your Network Interface Card (NIC) irrespective to your NIC manufacturer or its driver. It has a very simple user interface and provides ample of information regarding each NIC in the machine. Every NIC [...]

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25 May 2007 | 5,177 views

Consulting Licence Offer From Redseal – Security Risk Manager (SRM)

Redseal is launching a free offer next week for security consultants, pen testers and auditors. Redseal develops a product called Security Risk Manager (SRM), it does the following – (non sales overview) Imports firewall and router configuration files Audits and checks them for errors, mis configurations, redundant rules, checks against best practices etc Draws a [...]

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24 May 2007 | 12,280 views

Foundstone Blast – TCP Network Service Stress Test Tool

Foundstone Blast v2.0 is a small, quick TCP service stress test tool. Blast does a good amount of work very quickly and can help spot potential weaknesses in your network servers. Features: /trial switch adds the ability to see how the buffer looks before sending it /v switch adds verbose option – off by default [...]

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23 May 2007 | 8,007 views

Google Launches Online Security & Malware Blog

Another to add to your list and your RSS feedreader, Google Online Security Blog. Online security is an important topic for Google, our users, and anyone who uses the Internet. The related issues are complex and dynamic and we’ve been looking for a way to foster discussion on the topic and keep users informed. Thus, [...]

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22 May 2007 | 20,279 views

Nemesis – Packet Injection Suite

Nemesis is a command-line network packet crafting and injection utility for UNIX-like and Windows systems. Nemesis, is well suited for testing Network Intrusion Detection Systems, firewalls, IP stacks and a variety of other tasks. As a command-line driven utility, Nemesis is perfect for automation and scripting. Nemesis can natively craft and inject packets for: ARP [...]

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21 May 2007 | 8,744 views

Cisco IOS FTP Backdoor Ripe for Hackers

Another flaw in Cisco’s IOS, this time a problem with FTP, the mechanism used to update the firmware on Cisco devices (routers & switches mostly). You really don’t want someone playing around with your configuration files on your router do you? IOS FTP, which comes disabled by default in IOS, is used to upload IOS [...]

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18 May 2007 | 17,170 views

pwdump6 1.5.0 as well as fgdump 1.5.0 Released for Download

A while ago some updates of pwdump and fgdump were released, namely pwdump6 1.5.0 as well as fgdump 1.5.0. Version 1.5.0 of both programs takes advantage of some changes which makes them less likely to be detected by antivirus, at least as of today. This will be particularly helpful to those of you dealing with [...]

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