Exploit Archives

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PsTools

Have you heard of them? If not, I suggest you download the suite and start enjoying the benefits that they can bring you (white or black hat). PSTools are a suite of tools put together by Mark Russinovich. This 1.60MB download includes tools that will allow you to do things such as executing processes remotely, …

Netcat

Think about the cool things you can do in a shell: directly create, modify and delete files; perform loops, iterations, and logical comparisons; directly access standard input, output and error streams; it’s quite a list. Bet there’s one class of utilities you haven’t taken advantage of: socket tools. Netcat is one of these, originally developed …

Wall Scrubbing and Super-Logoff on Facebook

Is Facebook secure? Are you out of your mind? Do I use Facebook? Am I out of my mind? Bruce Schneier posted up a link on his blog (http://www.schneier.com) to an interesting article at http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts/archives/2010/11/08/risk-reduction-strategies-on-facebook.html, relating how two young Facebook users create at least a little more security for themselves. The first technique, dubbed “super-logoff,” …