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Microsoft Installs Firefox Add-on Without Asking During Recent Patch Tuesday

It’s not the first time Microsoft has had some issues with Firefox and add-ons they installed on users machines through Windows Update. Back in October of last year, Mozilla forcefully disabled a .NET add-on as it was causing ‘instability’ rather a security/vulnerability issue. I did notice the issue with my own Firefox and also noticed […]

Topic: Windows Hacking

thc-Amap – Application Protocol Detection & Fingerprinting

thc-Amap (Application MAPper) is another excellent tool more towards banner grabbing and protocol detection than OS-fingerprinting. But from the services running on a machine you can get a good idea of the OS and the purpose of the server. Amap is a next-generation scanning tool for pentesters. It attempts to identify applications even if they […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Networking Hacking

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