Archive | September, 2010


30 September 2010 | 6,648 views

inspathx – Tool For Finding Path Disclosure Vulnerabilities

inspathx is a tool that uses local source tree to make requests to the URL and searches for path inclusion (Full Path Disclosure) error messages. It’s a very common problem in PHP web applications that crops up a lot. PHP Web application developers sometimes fail to add safety checks against authentications, file inclusion etc and [...]

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29 September 2010 | 7,439 views

JailBreaking AppleTV Running on iOS 4.1 – iPad/iPhone 4 Jailbreak Soon?

Posts about the latest Jailbreak exploit/software for the new Apple devices are always pretty popular and this looks like it might turn out to be pretty interesting. It seems like at the moment the latest iOS update has been cracked for iPod Touch and earlier iPhones (3GS) but there’s no working Jailbreak at the moment [...]

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27 September 2010 | 4,718 views

TA-Mapper v1.1 – Time and Attack Mapper – Effort Estimator For Pen-Testing

We wrote about this tool back in January 2009 when it was first released, recently v1.1 has become available for download. Time and Attack Mapper (alternatively known as TA-Mapper) is an effort estimator tool for blackbox security assessment (or Penetration Testing) of applications. This tool provides more accurate estimation when compared to rough estimation. Penetration [...]

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24 September 2010 | 28,487 views

Microsoft Warns Of ASP.Net Vulnerability In The Wild – Cryptographic Padding Attack

There seems to be a fairly serious attack being exploited in the wild that targets vulnerable ASP.Net web applications, so far there is a temporary fix but no official announcement on when a patch will be issued. The next scheduled patches should be pushed out on October 12th. If you had set up your server [...]

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23 September 2010 | 128,162 views

wifite – Mass Wifi WEP/WPA Key Cracking Tool

wifite is created to to attack multiple WEP and WPA encrypted networks at the same time. This tool is customizable to be automated with only a few arguments and can be trusted to run without supervision. Features sorts targets by power (in dB); cracks closest access points first all WPA handshakes are backed up (to [...]

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22 September 2010 | 8,717 views

Twitter onMouseOver XSS Exploit Causes Chaos

The big news yesterday was an epic XSS flaw on Twitter that sent the micro-blogging service into chaos. They actually made an announcement during the hack that users should stay off the web-site and use 3rd party services through the API (Software such as Tweetdeck, Seesmic, Gravity etc). They posted an update on the status [...]

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21 September 2010 | 22,836 views

Havij – Advanced Automated SQL Injection Tool

Havij is an automated SQL Injection tool that helps penetration testers to find and exploit SQL Injection vulnerabilities on a web page. It can take advantage of a vulnerable web application. By using this software user can perform back-end database fingerprint, retrieve DBMS users and password hashes, dump tables and columns, fetching data from the [...]

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20 September 2010 | 7,802 views

Interpol Chief Ronald K. Noble Has Facebook Identity Stolen

Just goes to show you can jack anyone, including one of those most powerful people in the policing world. It’s not really a technical security issue but still it shows online identity theft isn’t really difficult. That’s one difference between Twitter and Facebook, even though Twitter is only a micro-blogging service and doesn’t really store [...]

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17 September 2010 | 28,532 views

CUPP – Common User Passwords Profiler – Automated Password Profiling Tool

A while back we had Wyd – Automated Password Profiling Tool but the guys at remote-exploit seem to have superseded this with CUPP. There are other similar options too – The Associative Word List Generator (AWLG) and also RSMangler – Keyword Based Wordlist Generator For Bruteforcing. People spend a lot of time preparing for effective [...]

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15 September 2010 | 8,662 views

Critical Zero Day Abobe Flash Flaw Puts Android Phones At Risk

Adobe hasn’t been having the best of luck recently with a string of serious PDF exploits in their Reader software and now in less than a week two critical flaws in Flash. This is a pretty serious flaw and sadly proves Steve Jobs right for not supporting Flash on the iPhone and Ipad. A new [...]

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