Archive | Web Hacking


15 March 2007 | 7,903 views

Stompy – The Web Application Session Analyzer Tool

A new tool dealing with web sessions was recently announced, it’s called stompy, a free tool to perform a fairly detailed black-box assessment of WWW session identifier generation algorithms. Session IDs are commonly used to track authenticated users, and as such, whenever they’re predictable or simply vulnerable to brute-force attacks, we do have a problem. […]

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06 March 2007 | 6,814 views

WordPress Download Server Compromised (2.1.1) – Get 2.1.2 NOW!

Some sneaky hacker got into the WordPress download server and placed a backdoor in the latest available version (2.1.1). Luckily within a day someone reported the exploit to the WordPress team and they took the site down to investigate. This morning we received a note to our security mailing address about unusual and highly exploitable […]

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01 March 2007 | 27,819 views

A Collection of Web Backdoors & Shells – cmdasp cmdjsp jsp-reverse php-backdoor

Michael Daw has collected some WEB backdoors to exploit vulnerable file upload facilities and others. It’s a pretty useful library for a variety of situations, especially for those doing web application security audits and web app security. Understanding how these backdoors work can also help security administrators implement firewalling and security policies to mitigate obvious […]

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20 February 2007 | 12,033 views

Fierce Domain Scanner Released – Domain Reconnaissance Tool

Fierce domain scan was born out of personal frustration after performing a web application security audit. It is traditionally very difficult to discover large swaths of a corporate network that is non-contiguous. It’s terribly easy to run a scanner against an IP range, but if the IP ranges are nowhere near one another you can […]

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19 February 2007 | 10,289 views

Another 0-day MySpace XSS Exploit

This was a while ago, but once again unsurprising..The amount of security holes that have been discovered in MySpace (to say they hold some pretty confidential info and are a preying ground for’s a scary thought). Once again an XSS flaw shows up in MySpace. digi7al64 found yet another hole in myspace using non-alpha-non-digit […]

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17 February 2007 | 15,034 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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12 February 2007 | 17,267 views

AccessDiver – Web Site Security Testing Tool

AccessDiver is a security tester for WEB sites. It incorporates a set of powerful features which help you find and organize failures and weaknesses from your web site. AccessDiver can detect security failures on your web pages. It has multiple efficient tools which will verify the robustness of your accounts and directories accurately. So, you […]

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09 February 2007 | 5,726 views

Google Fixes Serious Vulnerability in Gmail

Google started the new year by fixing a serious vulnerability in Gmail. This was quite an interesting case and once again (as everything relating to web apps seems to be nowdays) it was an XSS flaw that allowed malicious attackers to steal your contact list, leading to some pretty bad information leakage. Google has fixed […]

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05 February 2007 | 17,524 views

Caecus – Web Brute Forcing Tool with OCR Support

Caecus is a unique tool which can bruteforce some OCR form based protections. As far as we know at Darknet, this is the only publicly available OCR brute forcing tool. These scripts generates a digital image as an extra layer of security called OCR. Some versions of this script also use session id’s to keep […]

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02 February 2007 | 11,299 views

Odysseus Win32 Proxy & Telemachus HTTP Transaction Analysis

Introducing a pair of tools that go well together and give you some good control for HTTP transaction analysis and looking at the security of web applications. Odysseus is a tool designed for testing the security of web applications. Odysseus is a proxy server, which acts as a man-in-the-middle during an HTTP session. A typical […]

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