Archive | Programming


24 March 2011 | 8,972 views

CAT – Web Application Security Test & Assessment Tool

CAT is designed to facilitate manual web application penetration testing for more complex, demanding application testing tasks. It removes some of the more repetitive elements of the testing process, allowing the tester to focus on individual applications, thus enabling them to conduct a much more thorough test. Conceptually it is similar to other proxies available [...]

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11 March 2011 | 7,298 views

Agnitio v1.2 – Manual Security Code Review Tool

Agnitio is a tool to help developers and security professionals conduct manual security code reviews in a consistent and repeatable way. Agnitio aims to replace the adhoc nature of manual security code review documentation, create an audit trail and reporting. v1.2 of Agnitio includes a new application metrics section to give better visibility of the [...]

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05 January 2011 | 10,047 views

cross_fuzz – A Cross-Document DOM Binding Fuzzer

cross_fuzz is an amazingly effective but notoriously annoying cross-document DOM binding fuzzer that helped identify about one hundred bugs in all browsers on the market – many of said bugs exploitable – and it is still finding more. The fuzzer owes much of its efficiency to dynamically generating extremely long-winding sequences of DOM operations across [...]

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29 December 2010 | 9,430 views

IOCTL Fuzzer v1.2 – Fuzzing Tool For Windows Kernel Drivers

IOCTL Fuzzer is a tool designed to automate the task of searching vulnerabilities in Windows kernel drivers by performing fuzz tests on them. The fuzzer’s own driver hooks NtDeviceIoControlFile in order to take control of all IOCTL requests throughout the system. While processing IOCTLs, the fuzzer will spoof those IOCTLs conforming to conditions specified in [...]

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22 December 2010 | 17,066 views

WackoPicko – Vulnerable Website For Learning & Security Tool Evaluation

There are various vulnerable web applications out there to hone your skills or test the latest web vulnerability scanner you downloaded, one such package would be Damn Vulnerable Web App – Learn & Practise Web Hacking. There are others such as: Vicnum – Lightweight Vulnerable Web Application Web Security Dojo – Training Environment For Web [...]

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16 December 2010 | 10,728 views

Honggfuzz – Simple Command Line Software Fuzzing Tool

Honggfuzz is a general-purpose fuzzing tool. Given a starting corpus of test files, Hongfuzz supplies and modifies input to a test program and utilize the ptrace() API/POSIX signal interface to detect and log crashes. Basically it’s a simple, easy to use via command-line interface, providing nice analysis of software crashes in a simple form of [...]

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24 November 2010 | 17,440 views

SHA-1 Password Hashes Cracked Using Amazon EC2 GPU Cloud

It’s not the first time someone has pulled this off, back in November 2009 we wrote about Using Cloud Computing To Crack Passwords – Amazon’s EC2. Add that with a story way back from 2007 – Graphics Cards – The Next Big Thing for Password Cracking? – and you’ve got yourself an interesting combo with [...]

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09 September 2010 | 6,093 views

DllHijackAuditor – Free Audit Tool For DLL Hijack Vulnerability

DllHijackAuditor is the smart tool to Audit against the Dll Hijacking Vulnerability in any Windows application. This is recently discovered critical security issue affecting almost all Windows systems on the planet. It appears that large amount of Windows applications are currently susceptible to this vulnerability which can allow any attacker to completely take over the [...]

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26 August 2010 | 7,724 views

WinAppDbg – Python Instrumentation Scripting/Debugging Tool For Windows

The WinAppDbg python module allows developers to quickly code instrumentation scripts in Python under a Windows environment. It uses ctypes to wrap many Win32 API calls related to debugging, and provides an object-oriented abstraction layer to manipulate threads, libraries and processes, attach your script as a debugger, trace execution, hook API calls, handle events in [...]

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12 August 2010 | 7,249 views

BitBlaze – Binary Analysis Platform For Computer Security

Binary analysis is imperative for protecting COTS (common off-the-shelf) programs and analyzing and defending against the myriad of malicious code, where source code is unavailable, and the binary may even be obfuscated. Also, binary analysis provides the ground truth about program behavior since computers execute binaries (executables), not source code. However, binary analysis is challenging [...]

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