Hackers Penetrate Apache.org In Direct Targeted Attack

This is not the first time Apache.org has been hacked, it was comprised back in September 2009 using SSH keys. This time another targeted attack against the site was successful and allowed the attackers to capture the passwords of users logging into the bug-tracking service. It also exposed the entire password list, which sadly although […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Hacking News, Privacy

x5s – Automated XSS Security Testing Assistant

x5s is a Fiddler add-on which aims to assist penetration testers in finding cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. It’s main goal is to help you identify the hotspots where XSS might occur by: Detecting where safe encodings were not applied to emitted user-inputs Detecting where Unicode character transformations might bypass security filters Detecting where non-shortest UTF-8 encodings […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

StreamArmor – Discover & Remove Alternate Data Streams (ADS)

StreamArmor is a tool for discovering hidden alternate data streams (ADS) and can also clean them completely from the system. It’s advanced auto analysis coupled with online threat verification mechanism makes it the best tool available in the market for eradicating the evil streams. StreamArmor comes with fast multi threaded ADS scanner which can recursively […]

Topic: Forensics, Malware, Windows Hacking
Darknet 2009

The New Look Darknet & A New VPS

If you’ve been reading regularly you would have probably noticed unavailability or extreme loading times during March. Anyway, it was about time I updated the look of the site and the functionality needed implementing properly so I took the change to put up a new theme and fix any inefficient parts of the old setup. […]

Topic: Site News

Mozilla Beats Apple & Microsoft to Pwn2Own Patch For Firefox

Seems like Pwn2Own is getting a reputation for uncovering some pretty nasty browser based vulnerabilities, once again this year Firefox, Safari and IE8 were all broken wide open. The latest development is Mozilla has beaten both Microsoft and Apple to the punch and released Firefox 3.6.3 patching the vulnerability. Again it was a critical vulnerability […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking