raw2vmdk is an OS independent Java utility that allows you to mount raw disk images, like images created by “dd”, using VMware, VirtualBox or any other virtualization platform supporting the VMDK disk format. It could be an interesting tool for doing forensics examinations on compromised boxes when all you have is a dd dump of [...]
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Web Security Dojo is a free open-source self-contained training environment for Web Application Security penetration testing. Tools + Targets = Dojo What? Various web application security testing tools and vulnerable web applications were added to a clean install of Ubuntu v9.10. Why? The Web Security Dojo is for learning and practicing web app security testing [...]
A lot of companies are moving towards virtualization, blade servers and sharing hardware components makes sense when you can have multiple logical servers on one physical machine. I’ve used VMWare in a few situations myself but mostly I don’t see a real requirement for using virtual machines (apart from hosting with a VPS). There have [...]
Lab rats at Microsoft Research and the University of Michigan have teamed up to create prototypes for virtual machine-based rootkits that significantly push the envelope for hiding malware and that can maintain control of a target operating system. The proof-of-concept rootkit, called SubVirt, exploits known security flaws and drops a VMM (virtual machine monitor) underneath [...]