Archive | Security Software


28 April 2007 | 16,206 views

login (security through obscurity) – weird PHP script

This was the idea with which I have won the regional web apps contest… well actually I did a CMS but the security part of it was the most appreciated. Maybe because it was weird, you’ll see… Classical Login scripts What exactly do classical login scripts do… they get the password from the database by […]

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26 April 2007 | 3,713 views

SSA 1.5.1 Released – Security System Analyzer an OVAL Based Scanner

A new version of SSA (Security System Analyzer) has been released – version 1.5.1. SSA is a scanner based on OVAL, the command line tool provided by MITRE is not very easy to use so the guys at Security Database decided to write a GUI to make it simple to use and understand and then […]

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12 April 2007 | 4,825 views

Slavasoft FSUM and Hashcalc md5 & File Integrity for Windows

FSUM is a fast and handy command line utility for file integrity verification. It offers a choice of 13 of the most popular hash and checksum functions for file message digest and checksum calculation. You can easily use FSUM with a batch wrapper to do automated file integrity monitoring, and use something like blat to […]

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06 April 2007 | 34,156 views

PHProxy 0.5 Beta Released – Web HTTP Proxy to Bypass Firewalls

What is PHProxy? PHProxy is a Web HTTP proxy programmed in PHP to bypass firewalls and other proxy restrictions through a Web interface very similar to the popular CGIProxy. School/country/company blocked your favorite Website? Look no further! The server that this script runs on simply acts as a medium that retrives resources for you. The […]

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04 April 2007 | 5,006 views

SSA 1.5.1 – Security System Analyzer an OVAL Based Scanner

Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) is an international, information security, community standard to promote open and publicly available security content, and to standardize the transfer of this information across the entire spectrum of security tools and services. OVAL includes a language used to encode system details, and an assortment of content repositories held throughout […]

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29 March 2007 | 7,028 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 | 4,515 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 | 4,459 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 | 8,773 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 | 43,928 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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