Category Archive: Security Tools

Mar 07 2014

Using KeePass on Mac OS X

If you want to run KeePass in Mac OS X like me, you can do it with Mono (described here for example, and also mentioned in the program’s downloads page) but I find it buggy (random exceptions, crashes, etc that can ruin unsaved work). Instead, you can try using KeePassX. KeePassX is actually an old project, …

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Case Study: 10 Steps to Agile Development without Compromising Enterprise Security

Jun 02 2013

Ανάλυση πακέτων, μέρος 2

Στο πρώτο μέρος της μίνι σειράς μας, στο deltaHacker 019, ασχοληθήκαμε με το tcpdump. Πρόκειται για ένα εργαλείο με 25 χρόνια ιστορίας, το οποίο κάλυψε πολλές από τις ανάγκες μας σχετικά με την ανάλυση των δικτυακών πακέτων. Στο παρόν άρθρο επεκτείνουμε το οπλοστάσιό μας γνωρίζοντας ακόμα ένα εξαιρετικά χρήσιμο εργαλείο: το Wireshark! Όπως και το …

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Mar 23 2013

Yara: A Beginners’ Guide

Yara is a tool that helps us identify and classify malware software samples by the use of rules. We can use Yara to classify files or running processes to determine what family the malwares belong to. To install Yara, we first need to download it and then issue the following command: Afterwards, we can use …

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NICT Daedalus Cyber-attack alert system


Advances in IDS and Suricata

Jan 25 2012

Securing a server with Artillery

Artillery is project started by Dave (ReL1K) Kennedy with the aim to secure a linux web server. Its description reads: Artillery is a honeypot/monitoring/prevention tool used to protect Linux-based systems. Artillery will setup multiple ports on the nix system and if anything touches it will automatically blacklist them. In addition, it monitors the filesystem for …

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