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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

Xprobe2 Download – Active OS Fingerprinting Tool

xprobe2 is an active operating system fingerprinting tool with a different approach to operating system fingerprinting. xprobe2 relies on fuzzy signature matching, probabilistic guesses, multiple matches simultaneously, and a signature database. As xprobe2 uses raw sockets to send probes, you must have root privileges in order for xprobe2 to be able to use them. Some […]

Topic: Networking Hacking

browserrecon – Passive Browser Fingerprinting

Most of todays tools for fingerprinting are focusing on server-side services. Well-known and widely-accepted implementations of such utilities are available for http web services, smtp mail server, ftp servers and even telnet daemons. Of course, many attack scenarios are focusing on server-side attacks. Client-based attacks, especially targeting web clients, are becoming more and more popular. […]

Topic: Hacking News, Privacy, Web Hacking

Biometric Keylogger Can Grab Fingerprints

Well this is quite scary as biometrics are touted as the ultimate in security and two factor authentication with biometrics is about as ‘heavy’ as most places get. The fact that the biometric data can be ‘sniffed’ reconstructed and re-used…is worrying to say the least. Do any of you have biometric measures in your workplace? […]

Topic: Hardware Hacking

httprecon – Advanced Web Server Fingerprinting

httprecon is a tool for advanced web server fingerprinting, similar to httprint that we mentioned previously. The httprecon project is doing some research in the field of web server fingerprinting, also known as http fingerprinting. The goal is the highly accurate identification of given httpd implementations. This is very important within professional vulnerability analysis. Besides […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Networking Hacking, Web Hacking

Nmap Port Scanner 4.50 Released for Download

At last a new major release of Nmap! If for some odd reason you don’t already know what Nmap is, it is a free and open source utility for network exploration or security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Networking Hacking, Security Software

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