Archive | February, 2012


28 February 2012 | 9,195 views

MagicTree v1.1 Released For Download – Pen-Testing Productivity Tool

If you aren’t aware (yes we wrote about MagicTree v1.0) what MagicTree is.. Think of it this way, have you ever spent ages trying to find the results of a particular portscan you were sure you did? Or grepping through a bunch of files looking for data for a particular host or service? Or copy-pasting [...]

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21 February 2012 | 10,664 views

UK Facebook Hacker Jailed For 8 Months

It’s a pretty harsh sentence if you ask me, especially since Facebook decided in July 2011 to start paying bug bounties. I have to say though, this guy must be a pretty talented hacker to break into the Facebook servers – they aren’t exactly low hanging fruit. I’d imagine they are some of the most [...]

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15 February 2012 | 21,639 views

xSQLScanner – Database Password Cracker & Security Audit Tool For MS-SQL & MySQL

xSQL Scanner is a advanced SQL audit tool that allows users to find weak passwords and vulnerabilities on MS-SQL and MySQL database servers. The objective of xSQLScanner is to assist the Security Analyst or Penetration Tester in auditing the security of MS-SQL and MySQL database servers. Features Test for weak password fast; Test for wear/user [...]

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07 February 2012 | 9,849 views

At Last – Adobe Launches Sandboxed Flash Player For Firefox

Finally a proactive measure from Adobe to try and remedy the horrible security flaws they have introduced to Firefox with their Flash Player. There have been some massive hacks recently due to Flash – - Hackers Exploiting Latest Adobe Flash Bug On Large Scale – Adobe Patches Latest Flash Zero Day Vulnerability – Adobe Promises [...]

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