Tag Archive | "hd-moore"


16 December 2009 | 15,279 views

Is Google Public DNS Safe?

Google recently launched a public DNS service similar to the popular service over at OpenDNS, you can find it on Googlecode here – http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/. The first obvious reaction for the infosec crowd (with all the recent DNS flaws), is to question the security of the Google DNS service. HD Moore has done some good analysis [...]

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06 August 2008 | 6,870 views

HD Moore’s Company BreakingPoint Suffers DNS Attack

It’s somewhat ironic that shortly after the Kaminsky DNS bug went wild and almost immediately got ported into Metasploit that it was then used to attack HD Moore’s very own company BreakingPoint. It happened just a couple of days ago, it doesnt seem to have been a targeted attack though more like mass spammers/scammers leveraging [...]

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25 July 2008 | 26,153 views

Exploit for Kaminsky DNS Bug Goes Wild

There has been a lot of hype about this one, but this flaw is a real threat and the working exploits are now available in the wild. To top that, they have already been ported into Metasploit! I hope all the major ISPs are in a patching frenzy right now and not thinking to themselves [...]

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06 June 2008 | 8,734 views

Metasploit Site Hijacked by ARP Poisoning Attack

Crackers briefly hijacked hacking tools website Metasploit.com on Monday. Metasploit is an advanced open-source exploit development platform used by most pen-testers. A tool we often mention here on Darknet. On Monday the site was redirected to a page announcing the site was “hacked by sunwear ! just for fun“, as recorded by Sunbelt Software. Unidentified [...]

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24 May 2006 | 3,796 views

Security Researchers Afraid to Reveal Vulnerabilities

Well it happened a while back, remember? The French researcher Guillaume Tena who got in trouble for breaching French copywrite laws by decompiling some software. Now people are generally starting to worry about disclosing vulnerabilities through any channels, does there need to be some kind of anonymous PGP key based system for vulnerability disclosure? So [...]

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