Category: Pen Testing


Permalink 11:58:08 am, by Zach Brewer, 75 words
Categories: General Security, Pen Testing

Extend MetaSploit Meterpreter Ruby to Allow Direct Windows API Calls (Railgun)

An interesting MetaSploit extension was recently posted to the MetaSploit mailing list. Railgun is an extension that allows for direct access to the Windows API (any existing or uploaded DLL on the target system) through Meterpreter. Railgun knows arou… more »


Permalink 05:21:22 pm, by Zach Brewer, 176 words
Categories: General Security, Pen Testing

MetaSploit Releases "MetaSploitable" Vulnerable Pen-Testing Image

A common question in the security world is "what do you recommend for a pen-testing lab?" This question is typically followed by another question (at least when I'm asked): What specifically are you interested in - web application security (SQL injecti… more »


Permalink 11:52:20 am, by Chad Sullivan, 131 words
Categories: Pen Testing

Metasploit update allows backdooring of fully functional EXE

Attention Pentesters! There was an interesting update to MetaSploit (go do your SVN UP) that now allows msfencode to add an existing msfpayload to a pre-existing EXE of your choice while retaining full EXE functionality. What does this mean? Well, for… more »


Permalink 05:17:32 pm, by Zach Brewer, 69 words
Categories: Pen Testing, Security Tools

New Version of Kismet Released

A new version of Kismnet 802.11 layer2 wireless network tool was recently released. Most anyone who has done a pentest including 802.11 has utilized the powerful Kismnet.Some of the improved/updated features include: Improved stability and… more »


Permalink 06:21:10 pm, by Larry Boggis, 18 words
Categories: Pen Testing, Security Tools

BackTrack 4 Released

BackTrack 4 Final "pwnsauce" has been released.  ISO images and VMWare images are both available.   more »

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