Archive | Network Hacking


29 March 2011 | 10,603 views

T50 – Experimental Mixed Packet Injector & Network Stress Testing Tool

T50 Sukhoi PAK FA Mixed Packet Injector (f.k.a. F22 Raptor) is a tool designed to perform “Stress Testing”. It is a powerful and an unique packet injection tool, that is capable of the below: 1 – Send sequentially (i.e., ALMOST on the same time) the following protocols: ICMP: Internet Control Message Protocol IGMP: Internet Group [...]

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22 March 2011 | 9,996 views

Smooth-Sec – All In One Pre-Configured IDS/IPS System

Smooth-Sec is a ready to-go IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention System) Linux distribution based on the multi threaded Suricata IDS/IPS engine and Snorby, the top notch web application for network security monitoring. Smooth-Sec is built on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS using the TurnKey Core base as development platform. Functionality is the key point that allows a user to [...]

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17 March 2011 | 13,966 views

Web Hacking Incident Database Shows DoS Attacks On The Rise

It seems like the formidable Anonymous army has managed to change the weighting of stats collected by the Web Hacking Incident Database (WHID) with it’s vast array of DDoS attacks. We’ve reported on a couple of them like back in December when the WikiLeaks Attacks Caused Rival DDoS Retaliation. There have been a whole lot [...]

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08 March 2011 | 9,261 views

PacketFence – Free, Open Source Network Access Control (NAC) System

PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) system. Boasting an impressive feature set including a captive-portal for registration and remediation, centralized wired and wireless management, 802.1X support, layer-2 isolation of problematic devices, integration with the Snort IDS and the Nessus vulnerability scanner; PacketFence can be used to effectively [...]

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23 February 2011 | 14,547 views

Acunetix WVS (Web Vulnerability Scanner) 7 Review – Engine & Scanning Improvements

We wrote our first review of Acunetix WVS 6 back in January 2009 and published an update about the release of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) 6.5 in June 2009. The team over at Acunetix have been working hard on version 7 for quite some time and released a new build with added features earlier [...]

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11 February 2011 | 15,377 views

Mallory – Transparent TCP & UDP Proxy

Mallory is a transparent TCP and UDP proxy. It can be used to get at those hard to intercept network streams, assess those tricky mobile web applications, or maybe just pull a prank on your friend. In more technical terms, Mallory is an extensible TCP/UDP man in the middle proxy that is designed to be [...]

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10 February 2011 | 13,626 views

Tunisia Running Country Wide Facebook, Gmail & Yahoo! Password Capture

We have mentioned Facebook plenty of times, they have had their fair share of security issues and we have mentioned Tunisia once way back in regards to Internet Repression. It seems like the government of Tunisia have been basically phishing their users with fake versions of login pages for Facebook, Gmail and Yahoo!. It only [...]

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08 February 2011 | 10,771 views

Proxocket – DLL Proxy For Winsock

Proxocket is a dll proxy project for the main Winsock functions which allows to capture any type of packet and data sent/received by a specific software of your choice and optionally modifying its content or the connect, bind and accept functions through a custom dll very easy to create. Proxocket handles the following functions for [...]

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01 February 2011 | 19,457 views

NiX Brute Force – Parallel Log-in Brute Forcing/Password Cracking Tool

NiX Brute Forcer is a tool that uses brute force in parallel to log into a system without having authentication credentials beforehand. This tool is intended to demonstrate the importance of choosing strong passwords. The goal of NiX is to support a variety of services that allow remote authentication such as: MySQL, SSH, FTP, IMAP. [...]

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26 January 2011 | 11,305 views

Mausezahn – Fast Traffic Generator/Packet Crafting Tool

Mausezahn is a free fast traffic generator written in C which allows you to send nearly every possible and impossible packet. It is mainly used to test VoIP or multicast networks but also for security audits to check whether your systems are hardened enough for specific attacks. Mausezahn can be used for example: As traffic [...]

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