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Maltego – Forensics and Intelligence Application & Information Gathering Tool

Maltego is an open source intelligence and forensics application. It allows for the mining and gathering of information as well as the representation of this information in a meaningful way. Coupled with its graphing libraries, Maltego, allows you to identify key relationships between information and identify previously unknown relationships between them. It is a must-have […]

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fwknop – Port Knocking Tool with Single Packet Authorization

Port Knocking came about in around 2003, but it has various weaknesses. There are plenty of implentations though (some quite advanced). Most of the problems are fixed however by fwknop! fwknop stands for the “FireWall KNock OPerator”, and implements an authorization scheme called Single Packet Authorization (SPA). This method of authorization is based around a […]

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psad – Intrusion Detection and Log Analysis with iptables

psad is a collection of three lightweight system daemons (two main daemons and one helper daemon) that run on Linux machines and analyze iptables log messages to detect port scans and other suspicious traffic. A typical deployment is to run psad on the iptables firewall where it has the fastest access to log data. psad […]

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MoocherHunter – Detect & Track Rogue Wifi Users

MoocherHunter™ is a mobile tracking software tool for the real-time on-the-fly geo-location of wireless moochers and hackers. It’s included as part of the OSWA Assistant LiveCD we mentioned quite recently.’ I wanted to mention this tool separately as I think it’s very cool! MoocherHunter™ identifies the location of an 802.11-based wireless moocher or hacker by […]

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Lynis – Security & System Auditing Tool for UNIX/Linux

Lynis is an auditing tool for Unix (specialists). It scans the system and available software, to detect security issues. Beside security related information it will also scan for general system information, installed packages and configuration mistakes. This is a tool that might be useful for both penetration testers performing white box tests and system admins […]

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FWAuto v1.1 – Firewall Auditing & Ruleset Analyzer Tool

FWAuto (Firewall Rulebase Automation) is a Perl script and should work on any system with Perl installed. Provide the running config of a PIX firewall to fwauto. It will analyze and give you a list of weak rules in your rule base and store the result in multiple output files. Maybe there have been times […]

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Technitium FREE MAC Address Changer v5 Released

Technitium MAC Address Changer allows you to change Media Access Control (MAC) Address of your Network Interface Card (NIC) irrespective to your NIC manufacturer or its driver. It has a very simple user interface and provides ample information regarding each NIC in the machine. Every NIC has a MAC address hard coded in its circuit […]

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Wireshark v1.0.0 Released – Cross Platform Graphical Packet Sniffer

After nearly 10 years of developement Wireshark (formely known as Ethereal) has finally reached version 1! For those that don’t know, Wireshark is the world’s foremost network protocol analyzer, and is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions. Wireshark development thrives thanks to the contributions of networking experts […]

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.NETIDS – .NET Intrusion Detection System

This tool is another one on the side of protection, again for web-based applications but this time for .NET applications it’s called .NETIDS (.NET Intrusion detection System). This tool is capable of detecting on attacks on web applications and gives the developer the possibility to react. The project files include filter rules and function stubs […]

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Core Security to Expand Market with Mark Hatton

It seems like security/pen-testing software can be quite lucrative – especially with the prices Core Security charge for their flagship tool Core Impact (Around $25,000 per seat?). They have offices in two countries and are now looking to expand into new markets, anyway this is a bit of corporate security news for a change. They […]

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