Archive | Web Hacking


28 October 2006 | 17,309 views

BobCat SQL Injection Tool based on Data Thief

BobCat is a tool to aid a security consultant in taking full advantage of SQL injection vulnerabilities. It is based on a tool named “Data Thief” that was published as PoC by appsecinc. BobCat can list the linked severs, database schema, and allow the retrieval of data from any table that the current application user [...]

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25 October 2006 | 12,844 views

Tracking Users Via the Browser Cache

An interesting new twist on things, rather than using cookies to store information you can use perpetually cached files. So clearing your cache and cookies isn’t enough, could be a privacy issue you say, indeed it could.. Clearing cookies may not be enough as you may think. Your browser’s cache is a valuable store of [...]

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24 October 2006 | 8,902 views

LAPSE Sourcecode Analysis for JAVA J2EE Web Applications

LAPSE stands for a Lightweight Analysis for Program Security in Eclipse. LAPSE is designed to help with the task of auditing Java J2EE applications for common types of security vulnerabilities found in Web applications. LAPSE was developed by Benjamin Livshits as part of the Griffin Software Security Project. LAPSE targets the following Web application vulnerabilities: [...]

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22 October 2006 | 22,816 views

Odysseus Proxy for MITM Attacks Testing Security of Web Applications.

Odysseus is a proxy server, which acts as a man-in-the-middle during an HTTP session. A typical HTTP proxy will relay packets to and from a client browser and a web server. Odysseus will intercept an HTTP session’s data in either direction and give the user the ability to alter the data before transmission. For example, [...]

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04 October 2006 | 11,948 views

Echo Mirage – A Generic Network Proxy

Echo Mirage is a generic network proxy. It uses DLL injection and function hooking to redirect network related function calls so that data transmitted and received by local applications can be observed and modified. Think of it as Odysseus (or Burp, if you prefer) that will proxy (almost) anything… Windows encryption and OpenSSL functions are [...]

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01 October 2006 | 16,175 views

BeEF – Browser Exploitation Framework

There’s been a lot of nice Web relevant testing and hacking tools coming out lately, I’ve gotten quite a collection to post about, so do try them out and let me know what you think. BeEF is the browser exploitation framework. Its purposes in life is to provide an easily integratable framework to demonstrate the [...]

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28 September 2006 | 9,445 views

Security Compass Web Application Analysis Tool – SWAAT

Announcing a new web application source code analysis tool called the Securitycompass Web Application Analysis Tool or SWAAT. You may know it as a static analysis tool. Currently in its beta release, this .Net command-line tool searches through source code for potential vulnerabilities in the following languages: Java and JSP ASP.Net PHP Using xml-based signature [...]

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25 September 2006 | 17,241 views

FIS [File Inclusion Scanner] v0.1 – PHP Vulnerability

A useful tool for anyone working with PHP applications. DESCRIPTION ———— FIS (File Inclusion Scanner) is a vulnerability scanner for PHP applications. Is scans PHP files mapping PHP/HTTP variables and then performs a security audit,in order to find out which of them are exploitable. USAGE —— php fis.php [local file] [remote file] [remote FIS ID [...]

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22 September 2006 | 5,268 views

SIFT Web Method Search Tool

SIFT has just published a world-first tool for identifying rogue web methods. The Web Method Search tool is a Windows based application that uses a hybrid dictionary attack in an attempt to find unpublished administrative and other web services functions. As web services are becoming more prevalent, poor security practices from previous generations of application [...]

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05 September 2006 | 32,327 views

The Top 10 PHP Security Vulnerabilities from OWASP

This is a useful article that has basically taken the OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities and remapped them to PHP with actual examples. The Open Web Application Security Project released a helpful document that lists what they think are the top ten security vulnerabilities in web applications. These vulnerabilities can, of course, exist in PHP applications. [...]

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