FireCAT 1.2 Released – Firefox Catalog of Auditing Extensions


As mentioned in the previous FireCAT 1.1 post, FireCAT 1.2 was released last month.

If you aren’t aware, FireCAT is a Firefox Framework Map collection of the most useful security oriented extensions.

Changes for FireCAT 1.2

  • Renamed subcategory “Social Engineering” to “Data mining”
  • Bibirmer updated location (thanks to Zagrodzki Krzysztof from Telekomunikacja Polska)
  • Enhanced History Manager (to new subcategory Misc -> Logs / History)
  • Fixed FireGPG extension name
  • Added Oracle OraDB Error Code Look-up (to subcategory Database)

5 New Extensions

  • SQL connection (to subcategory Database)
  • MySqlSidu – MySQL client (to subcategory Database)
  • iMacros (to new subcategory Misc -> Automation)
  • Slogger (to new subcategory Misc -> Logs / History)
  • Gnosis (to subcategory Data mining)

FireCAT 1.2 now reaches reaches 60 extensions. Thanks to all fellas who give us a helping hand to collect and maintain this framework. We are also happy to announce that FireCAT exceeded 40,000 download.

You can download FireCAT 1.2 here:

FireCAT 1.2 Source (FreeMind) (Zip – 3.9 kb)
FireCAT 1.2 HTML Browsable (Zip – 76.4 kb)
FireCAT 1.2 PDF (PDF – 164.7 kb)

Or you can read more here.

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8 Responses to FireCAT 1.2 Released – Firefox Catalog of Auditing Extensions

  1. Sandeep Nain October 31, 2007 at 2:06 pm #

    Another great effort from fireCAT people. They have actually made the firefox a security testing and auditing platform.

  2. fazed November 1, 2007 at 3:40 am #

    ah I installed so many of the extensions
    from v1.1, now i have to dissable some..

  3. addict November 5, 2007 at 12:11 am #

    Do you have to install every extension seperately, or is there a package that contain them all, or one where you can choose which to enable?

  4. Darknet November 5, 2007 at 9:40 am #

    addict: No it’s just a map or outline of which extensions are suitable for security use – there’s no package or similar. It’s up to you to install separately. You don’t have to install all either, you can choose which are most relevant to you.

  5. dirty November 6, 2007 at 6:16 pm #

    This has been out for a little while now, v1.2, anyway it doesnt take that long to download the extensions and as mentioned you can customize the extension to what you actually need

  6. pilihck February 21, 2008 at 7:19 pm #

    Firecat v1.3 is avalable now.

    The extension package containing all extensions (zip format) can be found here :

    http://www.sisecurite.fr/pub/FireCat_extensions_package/FireCat_extensions_package_v1.3.zip

  7. Pantagruel February 21, 2008 at 10:35 pm #

    @pilihck

    Darknet kinda touched the subject already, but thanks anyways

    http://www.darknet.org.uk/2008/02/firecat-13-released-firefox-catalog-of-auditing-extensions/

  8. pilihck February 22, 2008 at 10:51 am #

    O thanks, I didn’t see it.