Android Devices Phoning Home To China

Android Devices Phoning Home To China

So unsurprisingly a security researcher found some cheap Android devices phoning home to China when buying a phone to travel with. One of the phones seems to be Blu R1 HD, which is ‘Currently unavailable’ on Amazon.com and customers that bought it have received security update e-mails. Security researchers have uncovered a secret backdoor in […]

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Netdiscover - Network Address Discovery Tool

Netdiscover – Network Address Discovery Tool

Netdiscover is a network address discovery tool that was developed mainly for those wireless networks without DHCP servers, though it also works on wired networks. It sends ARP requests and sniffs for replies. Built on top of libnet and libpcap, it can passively detect on-line hosts, or search for them, by actively sending ARP requests, […]

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Signal Messaging App Formal Audit Results Are Good

Signal Messaging App Formal Audit Results Are Good

I’ve recommended Signal Messaging App quite a few times and I do use it myself, I know there are some privacy concerns with the fact it requires Google App Store – but that’s the developers choice. It’s a pretty solid app, clean, sleek and works well across both Android and iOS and the latest news […]

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Kautilya – Human Interface Device Hacking Toolkit

Kautilya – Human Interface Device Hacking Toolkit

Kautilya is a human interface device hacking toolkit which provides various payloads for HIDs which may help with breaking into a computer during penetration tests. The Windows payloads and modules are written mostly in powershell (in combination with native commands) and are tested on Windows 7 and Windows 8. In principal Kautilya should work with […]

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Censys - Public Host & Network Search Engine

Censys – Public Host & Network Search Engine

Censys is a public host & network search engine that allows computer scientists to ask questions about the devices and networks that compose the Internet. Driven by Internet-wide scanning, Censys lets researchers find specific hosts and create aggregate reports on how devices, websites, and certificates are configured and deployed. Censys collects data on hosts and […]

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UK Teen Earned More Than US$385,000 From DDoS Service

UK Teen Earned More Than US$385,000 From DDoS Service

Another DDoS service down after the owner got busted, this time a UK teenager who created the service called Titanium Stresser when he was just 15. Not long ago we wrote about the two Israeli guys who got busted for running the VDoS-s.com DDoS Service. There seems to be a bit of a crack down […]

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Snort - Free Network Intrusion Detection & Prevention System

Snort – Free Network Intrusion Detection & Prevention System

Snort is an open-source, lightweight, free network intrusion detection system (NIDS) software for Linux and Windows to detect emerging threats. It’s capable of of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching, and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as […]

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Advanced IP Scanner - Fast Lightweight Free Windows Port Scanner

Advanced IP Scanner – Fast Lightweight Free Windows Port Scanner

Advanced IP Scanner is a reliable and free Windows port scanner to analyse members of a LAN. The program shows all network devices, gives you access to shared folders, provides remote control of computers (via RDP and Radmin), and can even remotely switch computers off. It is easy to use and runs as a portable […]

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The Dyn DNS DDoS That Killed Half The Internet

The Dyn DNS DDoS That Killed Half The Internet

Last week the Dyn DNS DDoS took out most of the East coast US websites including monsters like Spotify, Twitter, Netflix, Github, Heroku and many more. Hopefully it wasn’t because I shared the Mirai source code and some script kiddies got hold of it and decided to take half of the US websites out. A […]

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Infernal Twin - Automated Wireless Hacking Suite

Infernal Twin Updated 2.6.11 – Automated Wireless Hacking Suite

Infernal Twin is an automated wireless hacking suite written in Python which automates many of the repetitive tasks involved in security testing for wifi networks. Originally created to automate the Evil Twin attack, it has grown much beyond that into a comprehensive suite including various wireless attack vectors. An evil twin attack is when a […]

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