BackTrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner's Guide. Posted on 15 September 2011.
Wireless technologies are inherently insecure and can be easily broken. BackTrack is a penetration testing and security auditing distribution that comes with a myriad of wireless networking tools used to simulate network attacks and detect security loopholes. Backtrack 5 Wireless Penetration Testing Beginner’s Guide will teach you various wireless testing methodologies taught using live examples, which you will implement throughout this book. The engaging practical sessions very gradually grow in complexity giving you enough time to ramp up before you get to advanced wireless attacks. Protect The Stuff - Why You Need Norton.
A Handy Guide To Microsoft's Free Security Tools. Microsoft publishes a range of free security-related software.
One of the best-known is Security Essentials, the excellent antivirus/antimalware product which was recently updated to version 2.0. Many of the other products in the collection are aimed primarily at large business customers, and are not of general interest to anyone else. But of the handful of exceptions, MBSA has always stood out for me. MBSA is the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer. Nmap - Free Security Scanner For Network Exploration & Security Audits.
McAfee Downloads. GetSusp McAfee GetSusp is intended for users who suspect undetected malware on their computer.
RootkitRemover McAfee Rootkit Remover is a stand-alone utility used to detect and remove complex rootkits and associated malware. Stinger McAfee Stinger detects and removes prevalent Fake Alert malware and threats identified in the "List Viruses" section of the Stinger application. Google Builds Developer Tool to Flag Web App Vulnerabilities. Google has released an experimental extension for its Chrome browser that developers can use to scan their Web applications and flag code that could make them vulnerable to malware attacks.
Do you think your PC has a virus?
The Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free downloadable security tool that provides on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It works with your existing antivirus software. Note: The Microsoft Safety Scanner expires 10 days after being downloaded. To rerun a scan with the latest anti-malware definitions, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again. The Microsoft Safety Scanner is not a replacement for using an antivirus software program that provides ongoing protection. For real-time protection that helps to guard your home or small business PCs against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software, download Microsoft Security Essentials. Genuine Windows customers get a complimentary subscription to Microsoft Security Essentials, the award-winning antivirus software that helps you protect your PC.
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Making it only hidden is not the best way to hide an important file since it can be accessed by using powerful 3rd party search tools. Why not hide the file inside a calculator? Safe Calculator does exactly that. Running Snort Under Windows. Loras R.
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Security Research by Dan Rosenberg. Since the beginning of the media frenzy over CarrierIQ, I have repeatedly stated that based on my knowledge of the software, claims that keystrokes, SMS bodies, email bodies, and other data of this nature are being collected are erroneous.
I have also stated that to satisfy users, it’s important that there be increased visibility into what data is actually being collected on these devices. This post represents my findings on how CarrierIQ works, and what data it is capable of collecting. There has been a lot of misinformation about which parties are responsible for which aspects of data collection. At a high level, CarrierIQ is a piece of software installed on phones that accepts pieces of information known as metrics. On receiving a submitted metric, CIQ evaluates whether that metric is “interesting” based on the current profile installed on the device.
To get a complete picture of this, suppose a carrier decides it wants to know about dropped calls. Firewall_Browser_Annoucement-20100310.pdf (application/pdf Object) SolarWinds Firewall Security Manager (FSM) delivers the advanced firewall management capabilities required by today’s ever-evolving security and compliance mandates and increasingly complex rulesets.
Remember, security and compliance are not one-time projects, but ongoing processes that must be maintained, which is why having the right management tool is vital! With FSM, you get an all-in-one tool to simplify firewall configuration, change management, and troubleshooting—all with an intuitive, point-and-click interface.
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Burp gives you full control, letting you combine advanced manual techniques with state-of-the-art automation, to make your work faster, more effective, and more fun. Burp Suite contains the following key components: Burp is easy to use and intuitive, allowing new users to begin working right away. Burp is also highly configurable, and contains numerous powerful features to assist the most experienced testers with their work.
Psad - Intrusion Detection with iptables, iptables Log Analysis, iptables Policy Analysis. Psad: Intrusion Detection and Log Analysis with iptables psad is a collection of three lightweight system daemons (two main daemons and one helper daemon) that run on Linux machines and analyze iptables log messages to detect port scans and other suspicious traffic. A typical deployment is to run psad on the iptables firewall where it has the fastest access to log data. psad incorporates many signatures from the Snort intrusion detection system to detect probes for various backdoor programs (e.g. EvilFTP, GirlFriend, SubSeven), DDoS tools (mstream, shaft), and advanced port scans (FIN, NULL, XMAS) which are easily leveraged against a machine via nmap.
Five Best Malware Removal Tools. @gapo: I disagree. Many infections are pretty minor and can be easily removed with these tools with no damage afterwards. I mean, yeah, for some, that is the best option, but no need to just do that all the time. Extra work for nothing. Offers a free tool that completely removes the Conficker/Downadup worm from home and business networks. March 2009 Demonstration of the removal tool available on YouTube BitDefender has launched a free tool that removes all versions of the Conficker (or Downadup) worm on both home workstations and business networks.
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