Archive | Linux Hacking


22 January 2008 | 89,512 views

BackTrack Live Hacking CD BETA 3 Released

The guys at BackTrack e-mailed me to let me know their Version 3 BETA has been released recently, and perhaps our readers would like to know about it. For those that don’t know BackTrack evolved from the merging of two wide spread security related distributions – Whax and Auditor Security Collection. By joining forces and [...]

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03 December 2007 | 4,585 views

WabiSabiLabi Pimping ClamAV Vulnerability & Exploit

Interesting, a new arena for marketing spin and sales talk – the auctioning of exploits. WabiSabiLabi is pushing hard for a good price for a ClamAV vulnerability and exploit that it has gotten hold of, it’s dosing it up with a good portion of spin to make it seem like the next big thing – [...]

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26 September 2007 | 21,716 views

Gentoo Pulls the Plug after Getting Pwned

Gentoo Pulls the Plug after Getting Pwned Gentoo pulled quite a few of it’s servers recently following the discovery of a fairly severe flaw in it’s systems. Just to show that Linux systems aren’t invulnerable and immune to all security issues. Ubuntu suffered quite heavily recently too, so don’t assume just because you use Linux [...]

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24 July 2007 | 14,580 views

Some Guidelines on How to Secure your Ubuntu Installation

Since Ubuntu is getting so fantastically popular nowadays I thought this might be useful to some of you. I personally think Ubuntu is great, the features, ease of installation, stability and especially the work they have done on things like wireless drivers make it a breeze to get up and running. It is a pretty [...]

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26 June 2007 | 11,614 views

The Kcpentrix Project – Penetration Testing Toolkit LiveDVD

The Kcpentrix Project was founded in May 2005 , KCPentrix 1.0 was liveCD designed to be a standalone Penetration testing toolkit for pentesters, security analysts and System administrators What’s New in KcPentrix 2.0 Now release 2.0 is a liveDVD, It features a lot of new or up to date tools for auditing and testing a [...]

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18 June 2007 | 24,317 views

Trinity Rescue Kit – Free Recovery and Repair for Windows

Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. It is possible to boot TRK in three different ways: As a bootable CD which you can burn yourself from a downloadable isofile From a [...]

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08 June 2007 | 9,826 views

stealth techniques – syn

Or half-open scanning technique is the first of three to come series about stealth scanning… The other two are Xmas/Fin/Null and idle/zombie scan techniques… Intro This is a series of three to come articles about stealth scanning, everything that I am going to present is hping oriented so if you want to learn this techniques [...]

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01 June 2007 | 18,963 views

Sguil – Intuitive GUI for Network Security Monitoring with Snort

Sguil (pronounced sgweel) is probably best described as an aggregation system for network security monitoring tools. It ties your IDS alerts into a database of TCP/IP sessions, full content packet logs and other information. When you’ve identified an alert that needs more investigation, the sguil client provides you with seamless access to the data you [...]

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22 May 2007 | 20,483 views

Nemesis – Packet Injection Suite

Nemesis is a command-line network packet crafting and injection utility for UNIX-like and Windows systems. Nemesis, is well suited for testing Network Intrusion Detection Systems, firewalls, IP stacks and a variety of other tasks. As a command-line driven utility, Nemesis is perfect for automation and scripting. Nemesis can natively craft and inject packets for: ARP [...]

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02 May 2007 | 9,340 views

That ‘magic’ number

09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0 This is everywhere today. Every major news site has this ‘magic’ number in it. Digg.com had stories with more than 24.000 diggs (that’s actually the first time I see that many). In case you’ve been in a cave for [...]

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