Archive | Network Hacking


24 July 2006 | 7,487 views

IBM Accused of Hacking

This is actually a very important case depending on which way it goes. It could become a landmark case in regards to liability for machines on your network, or actually any traffic originating from your IP range. A boutique Washington, D.C.-based law firm is accusing IBM of hacking into its e-mail system and is seeking [...]

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21 July 2006 | 39,738 views

Freeware MAC Address Changer – Technitium v3.1

I saw a Freeware MAC Address Changing tool today which I thought I’d share with you all, as I used to use SMAC, a nice tool, until the guy started charging for it! Hopefully this one won’t go the same way. Technitium MAC Address Changer, which allows you to change Machine Access Control (MAC) Address [...]

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10 July 2006 | 4,562 views

Next Up – Hacking Nuclear Powerstations!

Now this is a scary though, with the digitisation of the old analogue power stations and the accidental cross-over of networks (as we’ve seen before) people could soon be hacking nuclear power station control systems.. he nuclear power industry is going digital — replacing mechanical systems with more efficient, networked computer-controls. If that makes you [...]

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30 June 2006 | 10,306 views

ARP Scanning and Fingerprinting Tool – arp-scan

NTA-Monitor has released the arp-scan detection and fingerprinting tool under the open source (LGPL license) concept. It has been tested under various Linux based operating systems and seems to work fine. This will only compile on Linux systems. You will need a C compiler, the “make” utility and the appropriate system header files to compile [...]

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29 June 2006 | 7,686 views

Shadowserver Battles the Botnets

Botnets are indeed a growing problem, we’ve seen serious cases of DDoS extortion, the most recent example would be the attacks against the ‘million dollar homepage’ and the problems it caused the owner. Botnets have been used for quite some time as spam networks and mostly for script kiddies to have DoS wars on IRC [...]

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28 June 2006 | 5,174 views

Web Services Attack Frequency Increasing

As we’ve reported a few times recently, more and more attacks being aimed at Web Services such as Orkut, MySpace, Ebay and others. As more people turn to web applications for everyday tasks like e-mail, friendship and payments, cyber criminals are following them in search of bank account details and other valuable data, security researchers [...]

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21 June 2006 | 9,427 views

Yersinia 0.7 Released with 802.1x Support – Layer 2 Attack Framework

Yersinia is a network tool designed to take advantage of some weakeness in different network protocols. It pretends to be a solid framework for analyzing and testing the deployed networks and systems. It’s a very useful for any network based penetration testing or vulnerability assessment. There isn’t many tools working on Layer 2 and this [...]

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19 June 2006 | 6,752 views

SinFP v2.00 Released – Next Generation OS Detection Tool

OS Fingerprinting is an important part of any penetration test or hack as it allows you focus your efforts a lot more effeciently when point testing, rather than throwing everything at a machine like a script kiddy would. So let’s introduce a new option, other than p0f and xprobe2. SinFP uses the aforementioned limitations as [...]

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22 May 2006 | 6,816 views

The Ultimate Net Monitoring Tool – Semantic Traffic Analyzer

Packet sniffing goes hi-tech? What’s wrong with ethereal? The equipment that technician Mark Klein learned was installed in the National Security Agency’s “secret room” inside AT&T’s San Francisco switching office isn’t some sinister Big Brother box designed solely to help governments eavesdrop on citizens’ internet communications. Rather, it’s a powerful commercial network-analysis product with all [...]

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08 May 2006 | 8,184 views

SinFP – Next Generation OS Detection Tool

OS Fingerprinting is an important part of any penetration test or hack as it allows you focus your efforts a lot more effeciently when point testing, rather than throwing everything at a machine like a script kiddy would. So let’s introduce a new option, other than p0f and xprobe2. SinFP is a new approach to [...]

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