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06 November 2012 | 2,183 views

VMWare ESX Source Code Leaked On The Internet

Another big source code leak, this time VMWare ESX, software which I’m sure most of the readers here have used at some point (I know I have). There was a time back in 2006 when VMWare Rootkits seemed like they might be the next big thing, but nothing much ever came out of it. VMware […]

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05 September 2012 | 3,144 views

CrowdRE – Crowdsourced Reverse Engineering Service From CrowdStrike

Reversing complex software quickly is challenging due to the lack of professional tools that support collaborative analysis. The CrowdRE project aims to fill this gap. Rather than using a live distribution of changes to all clients, which has proven to fail in the past, it leverages from the architecture that is being used with success […]

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07 June 2012 | 1,564 views

CERT Triage Tools – Vulnerability Impact Assessment Tool

The CERT Triage Tools can be used to assist software vendors and analysts in identifying the impact of defects discovered through techniques such as fuzz testing and prioritizing their remediation in the software development process. The CERT Triage Tools include a GNU Debugger (GDB) extension called “exploitable” that classifies Linux application bugs by severity and […]

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08 May 2012 | 1,782 views

Basic Fuzzing Framework (BFF) From CERT – Linux & Mac OSX Fuzzer Tool

The CERT Basic Fuzzing Framework (BFF) is a software testing tool that finds defects in applications that run on the Linux and Mac OS X platforms. BFF performs mutational fuzzing on software that consumes file input. (Mutational fuzzing is the act of taking well-formed input data and corrupting it in various ways, looking for cases […]

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09 April 2012 | 2,718 views

Carbylamine – A PHP Script Encoder to ‘Obfuscate/Encode’ PHP Files

Carbylamine is a PHP Encoder project, which can bypass all leading anti-virus detection against PHP Shells (C99, R57 etc) easily. It can be a very efficient tool for pen-testers when carrying out a black box test which involves inserting malicious code via PHP. Usage

You can download Carbylamine here: carbylamine.php Or read more here.

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16 March 2012 | 5,380 views

backfuzz – Multi-Protocol Fuzzing Toolkit (Supports HTTP/FTP/IMAP etc)

backfuzz is a fuzzing tool for different protocols (FTP, HTTP, IMAP, etc) but also has no-protocol plug-ins (Example: File Fuzzer). The general idea is that this script has several functions already predefined in the file “functions.py”, so whoever wants to write their own plugin’s (for another protocol) you can do so in a few lines […]

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03 November 2011 | 13,823 views

Rec Studio 4 – Reverse Engineering Compiler & Decompiler

REC Studio is an interactive decompiler. It reads a Windows, Linux, Mac OS X or raw executable file, and attempts to produce a C-like representation of the code and data used to build the executable file. It has been designed to read files produced for many different targets, and it has been compiled on several […]

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10 August 2011 | 11,546 views

Agnitio v2.0 Released – Code Security Review Tool

It’s been a while since we’ve mentioned Agnitio, it was earlier this year in March: Agnitio v1.2 – Manual Security Code Review Tool. The author notified me of a new version that was recently released with quite a few additions. For those not familiar with it, Agnitio is a tool to help developers and security […]

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28 June 2011 | 22,460 views

Metasploitable – Test Your Metasploit Against A Vulnerable Host

Ok so you’ve got Metasploit loaded up, you’ve read the Metasploit Tutorials & Watched the Videos – but you’ve still got no idea what to do next and don’t have anything to test against. It’s not exactly new, but I guess a lot of people still don’t know about it. Basically if you don’t know […]

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23 June 2011 | 6,837 views

ksymhunter – Routines For Hunting Down Kernel Symbols

Routines for hunting down kernel symbols from from kallsyms, System.map, vmlinux, vmlinuz, and remote symbol servers. Examples:

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You can download ksymhunter v1.0 here: ksymhunter.tar.gz Or read more here.

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