Google Dorks are advanced search parameters that you can use with Google’s search engine to narrow down a search. Google Hacking is the art of using Google Dorks to find specific information on Google’s databases. For example finding a known vulnerable version of a web application.
Just in case you missed it Backtrack 5 r2 has been released with a ton of new tools including Reaver, Pyrit, and Pipal. The distribution also includes huge improvements to existing tools including Metasploit, Armitage, BeEF, and SET. The new distribution can be found on the Backtrack website.
Social Engineering Toolkit (SET) is a social engineering pen testing framework created by Dave (ReL1K) Kennedy. SET contains numerous tools to help pen testers test the human element during a security engagement.
If you are looking for a way to secure your linux server from some of the most common attacks being carried out today against linux servers then look no further then Rel1K’s Artillery program. Artillery is a combination of a honeypot, file monitoring and integrity, alerting, and brute force prevention tool.
Maintaining a website can be a large task. On the security side of the day to day tasks for the site you usually patch the web server and check the logs for potential issues. There are many automated tools that are out there scanning the internet for vulnerable web servers to compromise. Typically a compromised […]
Armitage is a great attack management tool for Metasploit. Armitage shows a graphical representation of your attack as you are putting it in motion. Armitage also allows for Red Teaming by allowing your team a way to collaborate an attack in the same Metasploit session.
Netcat has been called the TCP/IP swiss army knife and rightfully so. It can act as a service by listening for a connection, a client and connect to open ports, a port scanner, a tool used to fingerprint a connectable service, and much more. In this article I will touch on handful of these abilities.