Archive | Linux Hacking


07 March 2011 | 5,694 views

Google Removes ‘DroidDream’ Malware From Android Devices

Android must be getting popular! It’s always a test of a new platform or OS, when does it start getting serious malware targeting it? It seems like the time for Android is now, the news lately has been buzzing about the DroidDream malware that has been flooding the Android Market. Google pulled a number of [...]

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20 January 2011 | 15,246 views

Java Based Cross Platform Malware Trojan (Mac/Linux/Windows)

It’s pretty rare to read about malware on the Linux or Mac OSX platforms and even more rare to read about cross-platform malware which targets both AND Windows by using Java. A neat piece of coding indeed, it targets vulnerabilities in all 3 operating systems – the sad thing? The malware itself is vulnerable to [...]

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15 November 2010 | 23,827 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 | 25,133 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 | 11,892 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 | 11,795 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 | 13,101 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 | 12,442 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 | 55,343 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 | 20,792 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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