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Groundspeed 1.1 – Web Application Security Add-on For Firefox

Groundspeed is an open-source Firefox extension for web application security testers presented at the OWASP AppSec DC 2009. It allows you to manipulate the web application’s user interface to eliminate annoying limitations and client-side controls that interfere with the web application penetration test. What can I do with Groundspeed? Groundspeed allows you to modify the […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Networking Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

Samurai Web Testing Framework 0.6 Released – Web Application Security LiveCD

You may remember we wrote about Samurai being released back in November 2008, it’s been quite a while since the last update. The authors have updated and fixed a number of issues with the environment as well as improved performance of the java based tools. They have also included a virtual machine of the environment. […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

Independent Web Vulnerability Scanner Comparison – Acunetix WVS, IBM Rational AppScan & HP WebInspect

I saw a relevant paper published today by an individual that claims the comparison was ordered by a penetration testing company (a company which remains unnamed). The vendors were not contacted during or after the evaluation. Testing Procedure The author tested 13 web applications (some of them containing a lot of vulnerabilities), 3 demo applications […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Security Software, Web Hacking

FireCAT 1.5 Released – Firefox Catalog of Auditing Extensions

FireCAT (Firefox Catalog of Auditing exTension) is a mindmap collection of the most efficient and useful firefox extensions oriented application security auditing and assessment FireCAT 1.5 will be the last release of this 1.x branch. In fact, we are working on a new improved version 2.0 (management of plugins, instant download from security-database, ability to […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

FireCAT 1.4 Released – Firefox Catalog of Auditing Extensions

FireCAT (Firefox Catalog of Auditing exTension) is a mindmap collection of the most efficient and useful firefox extensions oriented application security auditing and assessment You can find an online map of Firecat v1.4 here. Changes for version 1.4 Information Gathering (Enumeration and Fingerprinting) Passive Recon : PassiveRecon allows Information Security professionals the ability to perform […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

Samurai Web Testing Framework – Web Application Security LiveCD

The Samurai Web Testing Framework is a live linux environment that has been pre-configured to function as a web pen-testing environment. The CD contains the best of the open source and free tools that focus on testing and attacking websites. In developing this environment, we have based our tool selection on the tools we use […]

Topic: Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

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