Archive | Security Software


29 March 2007 | 7,011 views

Agnitum Outpost Firewall PRO Review

Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro is a software based firewall I respect a lot, and used to actually use…It used to be fairly light weight, secure and had some good features the other firewalls at the time didn’t have (system file integrity checking and so on). But nowadays with NAT routers, the need for desktop firewalls […]

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22 March 2007 | 4,498 views

Check Point VPN-1 Power VSX NGX – Virtual Firewalls Get Clustered

Clustered Firewalls? What on earth next, beowulf IDS systems? Check Point has added cluster support and more granular controls to its virtual firewall software, memorably named Check Point VPN-1 Power VSX NGX. Virtual firewalls can now be distributed around a server cluster, with standby firewalls on alternative servers. System administrators can also shift processor power […]

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22 March 2007 | 4,452 views

Backup Platinum – CD, FTP & LAN Backup Software Review

Backup Platinum is an Windows platform backup program to make another copy of your important stuff so if your PC burns/gets pwned/crashes etc you won’t lose everything. It supports backup by Hard or USB drives, CD-R/W or DVD±R/RW media, FTP server or Local Area Network (LAN). It’s easy enough to download and install, you can […]

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13 March 2007 | 8,741 views

PwdHash from Stanford – Generate Passwords by Hashing the URL

The Common Password Problem. Users tend to use a single password at many different web sites. By now there are several reported cases where attackers breaks into a low security site to retrieve thousands of username/password pairs and directly try them one by one at a high security e-commerce site such as eBay. As expected, […]

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08 March 2007 | 42,199 views

PReplay – A pcap Network Traffic Replay Tool for Windows

There are not many good tools for replaying traffic, most people use WireShark (formely known as Ethereal) for capturing the traffic, but what happens if you want to take that capture and reply it over the wire? Someone has this problem so they decided to code their own solution, thankfully for us! There are quite […]

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07 March 2007 | 7,687 views

Microsoft’s Live OneCare the WORST Anti-Virus Solution

An Austrian web site called AV Comparatives has done an ‘independent‘ test of 17 different Anti-Virus products and released the results online. On this site you will find independent comparatives of Anti-Virus software. All products listed in our comparatives are already a selection of some very good anti-virus products. In order to get tested by […]

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05 March 2007 | 6,184 views

Let’s Digest Some Messages – md5 Hash Checker for Windows

Of course it’s a small article about md5… I really wondered how many Micro$oft Windows users check the md5 sum of programs that they download from the internet… Do you really trust that much the mirror websites? Even I could set up a mirror website for any download website and spread malformed packages to include, […]

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02 March 2007 | 8,280 views

Handy Recovery for Recovering Deleted Data on Windows

Handy Recovery is pretty neat software, there is occasions when I’m using Windows and I need to recover something or I’ve deleted something by mistake (I have a habit of using SHIFT+DEL so it’s not even in the recycle bin. I usually use Active Undelete and was pretty happy with it, I got a chance […]

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17 February 2007 | 14,966 views

sqlmap – Automated Blind SQL Injection Tool

sqlmap is an automatic blind SQL injection tool, developed in python, capable of enumerating an entire remote database, performing an active database fingerprint and much more. The aim of this project is to implement a fully functional database mapper tool which takes advantages of web application programming security flaws which lead to SQL injection vulnerabilities. […]

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07 February 2007 | 3,561 views

Secunia Releases Software Inspector

Feature Overview – The Secunia Software Inspector: Detects insecure versions of applications installed Verifies that all Microsoft patches are applied Assists you in updating your system and applications Runs through your browser. No installation or download is required. How Does it Work: The Secunia Software Inspector relies on carefully crafted “Secunia File Signatures” to recognise […]

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