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Useful Links

Links Page: This page will provide you links to useful information that prove a good starting point for any information security related issues across a number of different specializations.

Security News: Following are pretty useful sites to keep updated on Security arena.

Vulnerability Information The following sites are an excellent resource for Vulnerability Information:

Exploits Information The following sites are an excellent resource for obtaining exploits or information about them:

  • Securiteam :- Exploits are sorted by year and must be downloaded individually.
  • SecurityForest :- Updated via CVS after initial install.
  • GovernmentSecurity :- Need to create and account to obtain access.
  • Red Base Security :- Oracle Exploit site only.
  • WVE :- Wireless Exploit Site.
  • PacketStorm Security :- Exploits downloadable by month and year but no indexing carried out.
  • SecWatch :- Exploits sorted by year and month, download separately.
  • SecurityFocus :- Exploits must be downloaded individually.
  • Metasploit :- Install and regularly update via svn.
  • OffensiveSecurity :- Exploit archived indexed and sorted by port download as a whole – The one to go for!

Security Info – General

  • Talisker:- Large index of IT Sy resources, including a glossary of Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems.
  • The Register:- Offers news, views, opinions and reviews on what’s latest in the IT industry.
  • Security Database:- Excellent portal gathering information on Security Tools and advisories etc.
  • Web Application Security Consortium:– Information about information security projects

Security Scanners

  • Nessus:- Security scanner for Linux, BSD, Solaris, and other flavours of Unix.
  • GFI:- LANguard Network Security Scanner is a security & port scanner tool to audit network security.
  • Insecure:- Developers of NMAP, a network port scanner and service detector offering stealth SYN scan, ping sweep, FTP bounce, UDP scan etc.
  • Sensepost: – Makers of quality web application and general security scanning software, both free and commercial.
  • THC:- Website for various exploits and hacking (and Vulnerability Assessment) tools including Hydra and Amap.

Web Application Scanners

  • Acunetix: – Acunetix provide a fully loaded and extensible web application scanner.
  • Nikto:- A web server scanner which performs comprehensive tests against web servers for multiple items, including dangerous files/CGIs.
  • NStalker:- NStalker provides a comprehensive Web Application Scanning suite.

Oracle – General

  • Integrigy:- A leader in Application Security for Enterprise, Mission Critical Applications.
  • Pete Finnigan:- Oracle and Oracle Security papers, Tools, Links and Information from an Oracle security expert.
  • Redbase Security:- Red-Database-Security GmbH is specialised in Oracle security.

Wireless – General

  • WirelessDefence:- Site provided for Wireless (802.11a/b/g/n…) LAN Security Auditors and Penetration Testers.
  • NetStumbler:- Includes news, access point mapping, and software.
  • Russwill:- Wireless distro – Russix. How-To’s on breaking WEP/ WPA and general wireless information.


One Response to “Useful Links”

  1. Vinu said

    cool stuffs dude

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