Archive | July, 2009


31 July 2009 | 15,014 views

sqlmap 0.7 Released – Automatic SQL Injection Tool

We’ve been following sqlmap since it first came out in Feburary 2007 and it’s been quite some time since the last update sqlmap 0.6.3 in December 2008. For those not familiar with the tool, sqlmap is an open source command-line automatic SQL injection tool. Its goal is to detect and take advantage of SQL injection […]

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30 July 2009 | 21,716 views

Chinese Firm Writes First SMS Worm

Ah another first, and once again China is at the forefront! We recently reported about a Chinese company sharing their huge malware database and now a group of Chinese companies has managed to develop the first SMS worm! It’s a pretty cool concept, abusing the Symbian Express Signing procedure. It reminds me of the heydays […]

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29 July 2009 | 65,006 views

crack.pl – SHA1 & MD5 Hash Cracking Tool

crack.pl is a tool for cracking SHA1 & MD5 hashes, including a new BETA tool which can crack MD5 that have been salted. You can use a dictionary file or bruteforce and it can be used to generate tables itself. NOTE – Salt function is currently only available for md5, you need to append ‘\’ […]

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28 July 2009 | 8,771 views

Hacker Group L0pht Making A Comeback

L0pht has been a staple of the hacking scene since the Internet existed, with the ever fabulous L0phtcrack being their best known offering. Of course when that was sold off to Symantec then subsequently discontinued, things changed a lot. Well now the Hacker News Network is back online, one of the side projects of L0pht […]

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27 July 2009 | 9,450 views

Wireshark 1.2.1 Released – Network Protocol Analyzer

Wireshark is the world’s foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions. Wireshark development thrives thanks to the contributions of networking experts across the globe. It is the continuation of a project that started in 1998. Many of you will know it as […]

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24 July 2009 | 14,823 views

UAE Telco Etisalat Installs Spyware On Users Blackberries

Now this is pretty disgusting behaviour from a national telco provider, but well is it really surprising in Dubai? For me..no it’s not. I’ve spent a reasonable amount of time in Dubai on various projects, and my first surprise was Flickr being blocked. Especially as Dubai is probably the most liberal place in the Middle […]

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22 July 2009 | 11,065 views

GFI LANguard 9 Review – Network Security Scanner & Vulnerability Management Tool

GFI LANguard is a product that has been around for a LONG time, I remember using it way back at version 3 or 4 and it was always my choice of platform if I was auditing a Windows based network. Especially internal Windows LAN setups with a domain, for Linux I always felt there were […]

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21 July 2009 | 8,224 views

Mozilla Denies Firefox 3.5 Bug Is Exploitable

Ah a bug in our beloved Firefox, after the latest 3.5 update (which sees some definite improvements). The last one I recall was the Clickjacking Vulnerability, which also effected Chrome. It seems like it’s not too serious of an issue and will only cause crashing, there’s no room for remote exploitation or code execution. So […]

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17 July 2009 | 13,311 views

bsqlbf v2.3 Released – Blind SQL Injection Brute Forcing Tool

This perl script allows extraction of data from Blind SQL Injections. It accepts custom SQL queries as a command line parameter and it works for both integer and string based injections. We reported bsqlbf when it first hit the net back in April 2006 with bsqlbf v1.1, then the v2.0 update in June 2008. This […]

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16 July 2009 | 11,311 views

Chinese Company Shares Huge Malware Database

We need more companies like this that acknowledge hoarding data isn’t doing anything for the greater good, to really stamp out the core problems you have to share the data you’ve correlated across the World so everyone can put together what they have and do something about it. It seems like with China pumping out […]

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