Kon-Boot is an prototype piece of software which allows to change contents of a Linux kernel (and now Windows kernel also!!!) on the fly (while booting). In the current compilation state it allows to log into a linux system as ’root’ user without typing the correct password or to elevate privileges from current user to root.
CMS Explorer is designed to reveal the the specific modules, plugins, components and themes that various CMS driven web sites are running.
The Metasploit Framework is a development platform for creating security tools and exploits. The framework is used by network security professionals to perform penetration tests, system administrators to verify patch installations, product vendors to perform regression testing, and security researchers world-wide. The framework is written in the Ruby programming language and includes components written in C and assembler.
Wireshark is the worldâ€™s most popular network protocol analyzer. It has a rich and powerful feature set and runs on most computing platforms including Windows, OS X, Linux, and UNIX. Network professionals, security experts, developers, and educators around the world use it regularly. It is freely available as open source, and is released under the GNU General Public License version 2
SAINT is the Security Administratorâ€™s Integrated Network Tool. It is used to non-intrusively detect security vulnerabilities on any remote target, including servers, workstations, networking devices, and other types of nodes. It will also gather information such as operating system types and open ports. The SAINT graphical user interface provides access to SAINTâ€™s data management, scan configuration, scan scheduling, and data analysis capabilities through a web browser. Different aspects of the scan results are presented in hyperlinked HTML pages, and reports on complete scan results can be generated and saved.
CWE (Common Weakness Enumeration) is a community-developed formal list of common software weaknesses. It serves as a common language for describing software security weaknesses, a standard measuring stick for software security tools targeting these vulnerabilities, and as a baseline standard for weakness identification, mitigation, and prevention efforts.
Jolicloud "pre-final", a new oriented OS netbooks based on Ubuntu, has just been released after a number of important updates and improvements, including a new platform HTML 5 ready for Web applications and also manager of new 3G + network with over 100 models of supported cards.
ESAPI (The OWASP Enterprise Security API) is a free, open source, web application security control library that makes it easier for programmers to write lower-risk applications. The ESAPI libraries are designed to make it easier for programmers to retrofit security into existing applications. The ESAPI libraries also serve as a solid foundation for new development.
w3af, is a Web Application Attack and Audit Framework. The w3af core and itâ€™s plugins are fully written in python. The project has more than 130 plugins, which check for SQL injection, cross site scripting (xss), local and remote file inclusion and much
pvefindaddr is a PyCommand (plugin) for Immunity Debugger. Immunity Debugger is a powerful new way to write exploits, analyze malware, and reverse engineer binary files. It builds on a solid user interface with function graphing, the industryâ€™s first heap analysis tool built specifically for heap creation, and a large and well supported Python API for easy extensibility.