Tag Archive | "pen-testing"


18 January 2011 | 14,370 views

Inguma Is Back – The Penetration Testing & Vulnerability Research Toolkit

Inguma is back and being actively developed again. It’s been quite a long time, far too long in fact. We first reported about Inguma way back in 2007 and our latest mention of it was in March 2008. A new version has just been released almost 3 years later with some major changes and a [...]

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12 January 2011 | 14,503 views

MagicTree – Penetration Tester Productivity Tool

MagicTree is a penetration tester productivity tool, it allows easy and straightforward data consolidation, querying, external command execution, and report generation. In case you wonder, “Tree” is because its stores all the data in a tree, and “Magic” because it is designed to magically do the most cumbersome and boring part of penetration testing – [...]

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25 October 2010 | 18,038 views

The Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET) – Computer Based Social Engineering Tools

The Social-Engineer Toolkit (SET) is specifically designed to perform advanced attacks against the human element. SET was designed to be released with the http://www.social-engineer.org launch and has quickly became a standard tool in a penetration testers arsenal. SET was written by David Kennedy (ReL1K) and with a lot of help from the community it has [...]

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27 May 2010 | 38,984 views

eLearnSecurity – Online Penetration Testing Training

Introduction If you are in the information security industry, or plan to be you’ve probably been looking at the various infosec certifications available. Back when I started there really wasn’t anything available, there were no infosec degrees and no professional certs. Only later some high level ones came from SANS, then more jumped on the [...]

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17 November 2009 | 21,820 views

Katana v1 (Kyuzo) – Portable Multi-Boot Security Suite

The Katana: Portable Multi-Boot Security Suite is designed to fulfill many of your computer security needs. The idea behind this tool is to bring together many of the best security distributions and applications to run from one USB Flash Drive. Instead of keeping track of dozens of CDs and DVDs loaded with your favorite security [...]

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28 September 2009 | 55,277 views

FRHACK OS v1 alpha1 – Pentesting/Security LiveCD

FRHACK OS is an updated/modified version of the latest BackTrack 4 ISO with many updated tools and fixes. This means it’s a fully fledged linux pen-testing/security environment. Some included tools & Updates gcc-4.2 sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin spoonwep-wpa-rc3.deb airsnort-0.2.7e.tar.gz wepbuster-1.0_beta_0.6 jbrofuzz-jar-15 wfuzz-1.4 tor-0.2.1.19 privoxy-3.0.8-stable-src ophcrack-3.3.1 vncrack_src-1.21 fuzzgrind_090622 A new version (coming with bug fixes, included rainbow tables, [...]

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29 April 2009 | 6,631 views

ScreenStamp! – Free Screenshot Tool With Timestamp

What is ScreenStamp! ScreenStamp! is basically a screen grabbing application for pen-testing and people working in forensics. The app will ask you for a location to save your screen shots to, along with a name that the program will number, allowing the user to concentrate on the job at hand as opposed to saving screen [...]

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08 April 2009 | 2,873 views

Microsoft Puts Hold on Forefront Security Product Range

Microsoft is in the news again, but this time for holding back on something security related. It seems like they want to have some extra time for development, and well perhaps some business related factors come into play too. A lot of Windows networks use ISA (as it used to be called) – in the [...]

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18 February 2009 | 41,042 views

Fast-Track 4.0 – Automated Penetration Testing Suite

The latest big buzz is Fast-Track released recently at ShmooCon by Securestate, basically Fast-Track is an automated penetration suite for penetration testers. For those of you new to Fast-Track, Fast-Track is a python based open-source project aimed at helping Penetration Testers in an effort to identify, exploit, and further penetrate a network. Fast-Track was originally [...]

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17 February 2009 | 16,271 views

NSA Together With Mitre CWE and SANS Identifies Top 25 Programming Errors

Secure programming is a huge issue and it’s the lack of it that causes all the problems we have with vulnerabilities and the exploits associated with them. If everywhere developers followed secure programming practices we wouldn’t have buffer overflow issues or unsanitized parameters leading to SQL Injection. The NSA (National Security Agency), working with MITRE, [...]

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