Tag Archives: Security Tools

Wanna Ransomware

How To Stay Protected Against Ransomware   Businesses large and small are under threat from increasingly aggressive and brutal ransomware attacks. Loss of access to critical files, followed by a demand for payment can cause massive disruption to an organization’s productivity. But what does a typical attack look like? And what security solutions should be in place to… Read More »

Microsoft EMET – Time For an Upgrade

Source: NeworkWorld Hackers can easily disable the Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), a free tool used by companies to strengthen their Windows computers and applications against publicly known and unknown software exploits. Researchers from security vendor FireEye have found a method through which exploits can unload EMET-enforced protections by leveraging a legitimate function in the tool itself.… Read More »

HoneyDrive Desktop v0.2 Released – Honeypot LiveCD

Source: darknet.org “HoneyDrive is a virtual appliance (OVA) with Xubuntu Desktop 12.04 32-bit edition installed. It contains various honeypot software packages such as Kippo SSH honeypot, Dionaea malware honeypot, Honeyd low-interaction honeypot, Glastopf web honeypot along with Wordpot, Thug honeyclient and more. Additionally it includes useful pre-configured scripts and utilities to analyze, visualize and process the data it… Read More »

Cookie Cadger Tool

What is Cookie Cadger? Cookie Cadger’s Session Detection Features Cookie Cadger helps identify information leakage from applications that utilize insecure HTTP GET requests. Web providers have started stepping up to the plate since Firesheep was released in 2010. Today, most major websites can provide SSL/TLS during all transactions, preventing cookie data from leaking over wired Ethernet or insecure… Read More »

Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer Catalogs Threats

Source: Information Week by  Mathew J. Schwartz In this article “What’s the information security threat posed by any given piece of software that’s installed on a Windows machine? To help businesses answer that question, Microsoft last week released its free Attack Surface Analyzer 1.0 tool. “The purpose of this tool is to help software developers, independent software vendors (ISVs), and… Read More »