Archive | July, 2011


05 July 2011 | 15,981 views

Vega – Open Source Cross Platform Web-Application Security Assessment Platform

Vega is an open source platform to test the security of web applications. Vega can help you find and validate SQL Injections, Cross-Site Scripting (XSS), inadvertently disclosed sensitive information, and other vulnerabilities. It is written in Java, GUI based, and runs on Linux, OS X, and Windows. Vega includes an automated scanner for quick tests [...]

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04 July 2011 | 12,404 views

Security Researchers Discover 4 Million Strong ‘Indestructible’ Botnet – TDSS/TDL

It’s been recently uncovered that there’s a HUGE botnet, which is extremely advanced and constantly evolving a variant of the ever popular (and usually quite advanced) TDL strain. We did write about a TDL variant earlier in 2010 – TDL AKA Alureon Rootkit Now Infecting 64-Bit Windows 7 Platform. TDL itself has been around several [...]

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01 July 2011 | 11,619 views

sslsniff v0.7 – SSL Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) Tool

It’s been a while since the last sslsniff release back in August 2009 with version 0.6 – sslsniff v0.6 Released – SSL MITM Tool. Version 0.7 was finally released earlier in the year in April – so here it is. This tool was originally written to demonstrate and exploit IE’s vulnerability to a specific “basicConstraints” [...]

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