Archive | June, 2009


15 June 2009 | 16,814 views

Honeysnap – Pcap Packet Capture File Parsing Tool

Honeysnap is designed to be a command-line tool for parsing single or multiple pcap data files and producing a ‘first-cut’ analysis report that identifies significant events within the processed data. This presents security analysts with a pre-prepared menu of high value network activity, aimed at focusing manual forensic analysis and saving significant incident investigation time. [...]

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11 June 2009 | 5,955 views

FBI Unclassified E-mail Network Owned By Virus

If the FBI e-mail network can get owned by a virus, what hope does the average joe have when it comes to keeping their e-mail secure? It must be pretty serious too if it actually forced them to shut down the Internet facing e-mail network, it seems like it was down for at least a [...]

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10 June 2009 | 8,067 views

FTPXerox v1.0 – FTP File Transfer Sniffer

This is an old tool, but still useful. I saw someone asking for a tool to grab FTP files from the wire without using something like Wireshark, which brought me to this tool – FTPXerox. FTPXerox grabs files that are transferred across the network using the FTP protocol. It was written to demonstrate the fact [...]

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09 June 2009 | 24,062 views

Apple Struggling With Security & Malware

It’s inevitable as Apple products become more and more popular they will get targeted by the bad guys. Count on more viruses, malware, exploits and rootkits for Apple Operating Systems. They are a bit behind in the curve as they don’t have a formal security program and it’s unknown if they use secure development practices [...]

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04 June 2009 | 60,508 views

WEPBuster – Wireless Security Assessment Tool – WEP Cracking

WEPBuster basically seems to be a toolkit that attempts to automate the tasks done by the various parts of the aircrack-ng suite. The end goal of course is to crack the WEP key of a given Wireless network. Features The main part of this is the autonomous nature of the toolkit, it can crack all [...]

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01 June 2009 | 4,924 views

Hackers Exploiting Unpatched DirectX Bug With Quicktime

It seems like another fairly critical flaw has been discovered in Microsoft Windows. It’s serious as it allows remote code execution, which basically means if you get hit with it your machine is owned. It seems DirectX 7, 8 and 9 in Windows 2000, XP and Server 2003 are at risk. Windows Vista, Server 2008 [...]

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