Posts Tagged ‘open source’

Lynis v1.5.7- Security auditing and hardening tool

Hardening operating system is important to protect your environment against any compromise. one of the open source tools that you can use for hardening Unix and Linux based systems is Lynis. Lynis will run several hundreds of tests and perform an audit for your system so it will check the configuration files to find out [...]

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SpiderFoot Remote Footprinting and Reconnaissance Tool

Footprinting your target is one of the first steps you run during a penetration testing. This will help to identify system configuration and applications used. One of the tools that you can use is spiderfoot. spiderfoot is a python based open source tool that will help in the pentest and scan domains and web content. This [...]

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DarunGrim- A Patch Analysis and Binary Diffing Tool

Security patches are always required to fix software vulnerabilities on different system. While it is always important to test the security patches for functionality of your system some more steps are required also to confirm that the package is the one you need to apply for fixing the vulnerability. DarunGrim is a tool that can [...]

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MITMER- MITM Testing Tool

Securing the traffic in your network is important to prevent MITM attack that can be used to sniff sensitive information on your network. Some users may require to open sensitive portals of the office to make their work remotely without verifying the security of the network used. if you need to use non trusted network [...]

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Volafox Mac OS X Memory Analysis Toolkit

Volafox is an open source toolkit that you can use for Mac OS X and BSD forensics. The tool is a python based and allows investigating security incidents and finding information for malwares and any malicious program on the system. Security analyst can have the following information using this tool: MAC Kernel version, CPU, and [...]

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APKinspector- Tool to Analyze Android applications

APKinspector is another open source project that comes to reverse and analyze Android applications. project owners have created a graphical interface to allow visualizing the structure of the application modules this will make security analysts select the good Android application that is safe to use. APKinspector can be a good addition to the toolbox you [...]

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Subterfuge Automated Man-in-the-Middle Attack Framework

Subterfuge is a python based tool that you can use for testing Man-In-The-Middle attacks. the program will start to sniff network traffic and wait to have user login to online websites such as gmail , twitter, facebook and more.  Next it will display accounts information. Beside the session hijacking module there are other modules that [...]

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