Archive | Linux Hacking


15 November 2010 | 23,505 views

Katana v2 (y0jimb0) – Portable Multi-Boot Security Suite

Katana is a portable multi-boot security suite which brings together many of today’s best security distributions and portable applications to run off a single Flash Drive. It includes distributions which focus on Pen-Testing, Auditing, Forensics, System Recovery, Network Analysis, and Malware Removal. Katana also comes with over 100 portable Windows applications; such as Wireshark, Metasploit, [...]

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03 August 2010 | 25,001 views

Weaknet Linux – Penetration Testing & Forensic Analysis Linux Distribution

WeakNet Linux is designed primarily for penetration testing, forensic analysis and other security tasks. WeakNet Linux IV was built from Ubuntu 9.10 which is a Debian based distro. All references to Ubuntu have been removed as the author completely re-compiled the kernel, removed all Ubuntu specific software which would cause the ISO to bloat, and [...]

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16 July 2010 | 11,829 views

Metasploit Framework 3.4.1 Released – 16 New Exploits, 22 Modules & 11 Meterpreter Scripts

The Metasploit Project is proud to announce the release of the Metasploit Framework version 3.4.1. This release sees the first official non-Windows Meterpreter payload, in PHP as discussed last month here. Rest assured that more is in store for Meterpreter on other platforms. A new extension called Railgun is now integrated into Meterpreter courtesy of [...]

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20 May 2010 | 11,754 views

Metasploit 3.4.0 Hacking Framework Released – Over 100 New Exploits Added

Metasploit provides useful information and tools for penetration testers, security researchers, and IDS signature developers. This project was created to provide information on exploit techniques and to create a functional knowledgebase for exploit developers and security professionals. The tools and information on this site are provided for legal security research and testing purposes only. Update [...]

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20 January 2010 | 13,088 views

BackTrack Final 4 Released – Linux Security Distribution

BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to hacking. Regardless if you’re making BackTrack your primary operating system, booting from a LiveDVD, or using your favorite thumbdrive, BackTrack has been customized down to every package, kernel configuration, script and [...]

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24 November 2009 | 12,437 views

Metasploit 3.3 Released! Exploitation Framework

What is Metasploit? The Metasploit Framework is a development platform for creating security tools and exploits. The framework is used by network security professionals to perform penetration tests, system administrators to verify patch installations, product vendors to perform regression testing, and security researchers world-wide. The framework is written in the Ruby programming language and includes [...]

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28 September 2009 | 55,156 views

FRHACK OS v1 alpha1 – Pentesting/Security LiveCD

FRHACK OS is an updated/modified version of the latest BackTrack 4 ISO with many updated tools and fixes. This means it’s a fully fledged linux pen-testing/security environment. Some included tools & Updates gcc-4.2 sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin spoonwep-wpa-rc3.deb airsnort-0.2.7e.tar.gz wepbuster-1.0_beta_0.6 jbrofuzz-jar-15 wfuzz-1.4 tor-0.2.1.19 privoxy-3.0.8-stable-src ophcrack-3.3.1 vncrack_src-1.21 fuzzgrind_090622 A new version (coming with bug fixes, included rainbow tables, [...]

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15 September 2009 | 20,767 views

FreeBSD Local Root Escalation Vulnerability

It’s been a long time since we’ve heard about a problem with FreeBSD, partially because the mass of people using it isn’t that large and secondly because BSD tends to be pretty secure as operating systems go. It’s a pretty serious flaw this time with root escalation, thankfully it’s only a local exploit though and [...]

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02 September 2009 | 9,942 views

Apache.org Hacked Using Remote SSH Key

Apache.org has been hacked quite a number of this times, last week it happened again and the whole infrastructure was down for a few hours while they sorted out what had happened and how to remedy it. Apparently one the remote SSH keys was compromised allowed attacked to upload code, the scary part is they [...]

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19 August 2009 | 19,664 views

Serious Linux Kernel Vulnerability For ALL 2.4 & 2.6 Kernels

This is a serious bug, it effects all Kernel versions released since May 2001! That goes all the way back to the early 2.4 versions. It’s also exploitable according to the report – This issue is easily exploitable for local privilege escalation. In order to exploit this, an attacker would create a mapping at address [...]

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