Security-Database Blog

Saint Scanner updated to 6.4.4

SAINT, or the Security Administrator’s Integrated Network Tool, uncovers areas of weakness and recommends fixes. With SAINT® vulnerability assessment tool, you can:

  • Detect and fix possible weaknesses in your network’s security before they can be exploited by intruders.
  • Anticipate and prevent common system vulnerabilities.
  • Demonstrate compliance with current government regulations such as FISMA, Sarbanes Oxley, GLBA, HIPAA, and COPPA
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Nessus 3.2 beta available for testing

Nessus 3.1.2, the first public BETA of what will become Nessus 3.2, has been released for the Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris operating systems.

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Snort Pre-Release 2.7.0 Beta2 available .

Snort is a lightweight network intrusion detection system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes

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Cain and Abel version 4.9 released

Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems. It allows easy recovery of various kind of passwords by sniffing the network, cracking encrypted passwords using Dictionary, Brute-Force and Cryptanalysis attacks, recording VoIP conversations, decoding scrambled passwords, recovering wireless network keys, revealing password boxes, uncovering cached passwords and analyzing routing protocols

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SSA is now OVAL-Compatible

SSA Security System Analyzer has been added to OVAL-Compatible Products and Services.

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Penetration Testing Framework 0.3 beta released

The PTF (pentestration tests framework) enumerates the stages one’s should perform during a test (as described in the OSSTMM manual) Network footprinting Discovery & Probing Enumeration Vulnerability assessment Penetration (or exploitation) Plus other tests as well as physical, wireless assessment....

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BlueScanner 1.1.1 : Bluetooth Vulnerability Assessment Tool

Network Chemistry BlueScanner is provided for free (and is included with the RFprotectâ„¢ Mobile suite) to discover Bluetooth devices, their type (phone, computer, keyboard, PDA, etc.), and the services that are advertised by the devices.

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FireCAT 1.0 Firefox Catalog of Auditing Tools released

FireCAT is a Firefox Framework Map collection of the most useful security oriented extensions.

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Operating Systems vulnerabilities summary for 2006

We have never posted articles that not belong to us. But today we make an exception. Operating Systems Vulnerabilities is a global view of vulnerabilities that affected OS systems as well as MacOSX, BSD, Windows, unix and much more during the past year. This article is credited to Matthew Vea from

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Wireless Penetration tests Framework

Guys from wirelessdefence have done a great job by producing a good mindmap for pentesting wireless networks.

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Aircrack-ptw 1.0.0 the new generation WEP cracker released

AirCrack-ptw can recover a 104 bit WEP key with probability 50% using just 40,000 captured packets. For 60,000 available data packets, the success probability is about 80% and for 85,000 data packets about 95%. Using active techniques like deauth and ARP re-injection, 40,000 packets can be captured in less than one minute under good condition

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