Tag Archive | "network-security"


22 March 2011 | 10,103 views

Smooth-Sec – All In One Pre-Configured IDS/IPS System

Smooth-Sec is a ready to-go IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention System) Linux distribution based on the multi threaded Suricata IDS/IPS engine and Snorby, the top notch web application for network security monitoring. Smooth-Sec is built on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS using the TurnKey Core base as development platform. Functionality is the key point that allows a user to [...]

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08 March 2011 | 9,275 views

PacketFence – Free, Open Source Network Access Control (NAC) System

PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) system. Boasting an impressive feature set including a captive-portal for registration and remediation, centralized wired and wireless management, 802.1X support, layer-2 isolation of problematic devices, integration with the Snort IDS and the Nessus vulnerability scanner; PacketFence can be used to effectively [...]

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09 February 2011 | 11,701 views

Penetration Testing Course Pro 1.1 – New Version & New Module

Penetration Testing Course Pro 1.1 release aims at addressing all of the suggestions collected in the first 6 months of activity and adds 1 new module and 50 minutes of video training on Social Engineering Toolkit. As reviewed by us before (eLearnSecurity – Online Penetration Testing Training) this course is becoming a very popular choice [...]

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25 November 2010 | 13,176 views

BlackSheep – Detect Users Of FireSheep On The Network

As you surely know, things blew up recently at Toorcon 12 with the release of the much talked about Firefox plugin called Firesheep. There were various discussions about how to mitigate against it like using Firefox plug-ins to force SSL connections (where available). Microsoft also tried to secure Hotmail with SSL but kinda b0rked that [...]

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04 October 2010 | 27,620 views

THC-Hydra 5.8 Released – Extremely Fast Multi-Threaded Login/Password Cracker

The number one biggest security hole is passwords, as every password security study shows. Hydra is a parallelized (multi-threaded) login cracker which supports attacking/cracking numerous protocols. New modules are easy to add, beside that, it is flexible and very fast. We haven’t mentioned Hydra since way back in 2007 – THC-Hydra – The Fast and [...]

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14 September 2010 | 15,799 views

sessionthief – HTTP Session Cloning & Cookie Stealing Tool

sessionthief performs HTTP session cloning by cookie stealing. It can issue basic nmap and nbtscan commands to see which IPs are on the subnet, or just listen for IPs broadcasting packets. It can quickly perform ARP poison routing to get packets given the IP of the client if not on an open network or hub, [...]

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27 July 2010 | 31,478 views

WPA2 Vulnerability Discovered – “Hole 196″ – A Flaw In GTK (Group Temporal Key)

Well as it tends to be, when something is scrutinized for long enough and with enough depth flaws will be uncovered. This time the victim is WPA2 – the strongest protection for your Wi-fi network which is standardized. WEP fell long ago and there’s a myriad of WEP Cracking tools available. In 2008 it was [...]

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22 July 2010 | 13,037 views

Sagan – Real-time System & Event Log (syslog) Monitoring System

Softwink announces the release of Sagan, the ultimate in Syslog monitoring. Sagan can alert you when events are occurring in your syslogs that need your attention right away, in real time! Sagan is a multi-threaded, real time system- and event-log monitoring system, but with a twist. Sagan uses a “Snort” like rule set for detecting [...]

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20 July 2010 | 13,147 views

thc-ipv6 Toolkit – Attacking the IPV6 Protocol

A complete tool set to attack the inherent protocol weaknesses of IPV6 and ICMP6, and includes an easy to use packet factory library. Please note to get full access to all the available tools you need to develop IPV6 tools yourself or submit patches, tools and feedback to the thc-ipv6 project. The Tools parasite6: icmp [...]

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23 June 2010 | 9,427 views

nwmap v0.1 Released – Map Network From PCAP File

This is a neat little tool especially for people doing penetration testing assignments, especially if you’ve done some packet dumps and have PCAP files you can use nwmap to map out live IP addresses. I’d guess it’d be used in the information gathering stage before you fire up your port scanners etc. nwmap is basically [...]

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