Tag Archive | "open-source"


31 October 2014 | 2,520 views

ZMap – Fast Open-Source Network Scanner

ZMap is a fast open-source network scanner designed for Internet-wide network surveys. On a typical desktop computer with a gigabit Ethernet connection, ZMap is capable scanning the entire public IPv4 address space in under 45 minutes. While previous network tools have been designed to scan small network segments, ZMap is specifically architected to scan the […]

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23 July 2012 | 3,544 views

Hcon Security Testing Framework (HconSTF) v0.4 – Fire Base

HconSTF is an Open Source Penetration Testing Framework based on different browser technologies, Which helps any security professional to assists in the Penetration testing or vulnerability scanning assessment. It contains webtools which are capable of carrying out XSS attacks, SQL Injection, siXSS, CSRF, Trace XSS, RFI, LFI, etc. It could prove useful to anybody interested […]

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13 May 2010 | 8,398 views

Suricata – Open Source Next Generation Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine

The Suricata Engine is an Open Source Next Generation Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine. This engine is not intended to just replace or emulate the existing tools in the industry, but will bring new ideas and technologies to the field. Basically it’s a is a multi-threaded intrusion detection/prevention engine engine available from the Open Information […]

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15 October 2009 | 9,998 views

Deep Packet Inspection Engine Goes Open Source

This is great news, especially for open source tool developers. Deep packet inspection is an extremely niche area and requires great expertise (and a lot of R&D of course). I hope a new project can spawn from this, it has many interesting applications. I think it’d be a good addition to Wireshark and IDS projects […]

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06 October 2009 | 26,353 views

Samhain v.2.5.9c – Open Source Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)

We’ve only mentioned one HIDS before, that was OSSEC HIDS, so I thought I’d do some updates on the others. Samhain has always been one of my favourites, before that of course I was using Tripwire like everyone else. The Samhain open source host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS) provides file integrity checking and logfile monitoring/analysis, […]

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02 August 2007 | 3,712 views

OpenMusic – Free Music for a free World

What is open music? Open Music is music that is shareable, available in “source code” form, allows derivative works and is free of cost for non-commercial use. It is the concept of “open source” computer software applied to music. And it has a license as source code programs have too. Even more it comes under […]

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14 September 2006 | 16,591 views

Impressive Open Source Intrusion Prevention – HLBR

It’s good to see work on open source tools in the countermeasure department aswell as the attack and penetration arena. It’s a shame since Snort and Nessus have gone semi-commercial. I hope more people invest their time in good IDS, Firewall and IPS systems, I love things like IPCop and hope to see more products […]

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28 July 2006 | 6,508 views

BASE 1.2.6 Released (Basic Analysis & Security Engine)

We are happy to announce that the 1.2.6 (christine) release of the Basic Analysis and Security Engine (BASE) is available. BASE is the Basic Analysis and Security Engine. It is based on the code from the Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases (ACID) project. This application provides a web front-end to query and analyze the alerts […]

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13 June 2006 | 12,505 views

Oedipus – Open Source Web Application Security Analysis

Oedipus is an open source web application security analysis and testing suite written in Ruby by Penetration Testers for Penetration Testers. It is capable of parsing different types of log files off-line and identifying security vulnerabilities. Using the analyzed information, Oedipus can dynamically test web sites for application and web server vulnerabilities. Oedipus can be […]

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15 May 2006 | 7,656 views

OSSEC HIDS – Open Source Host-based Intrusion System

OSSEC HIDS is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, rootkit detection, time-based alerting and active response. It runs on most operating systems, including Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Solaris and Windows. This is the first version offering native support for Windows (XP/2000/2003). It includes as well a new set of […]

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