Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Backbox Linux

BackBox is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 LTS developed to perform penetration tests and security assessments. Designed to be fast, easy to use and to provide a minimal yet complete desktop environment thanks to its own software repositories always been updated to the last stable version of the most known and used ethical hacking tools.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011


BleachBit quickly frees disk space and tirelessly guards your privacy. Free cache, delete cookies, clear Internet history, shred temporary files, delete logs, and discard junk you didn't know was there. Designed for Linux and Windows systems, it wipes clean 90 applications including Firefox, Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari,and more.

Saturday, January 1, 2011


Armitage is a graphical cyber attack management tool for Metasploit that visualizes your targets, recommends exploits, and exposes the advanced capabilities of the framework. Armitage aims to make Metasploit usable for security practitioners who understand hacking but don't use Metasploit every day.

BSonPosh PowerShell Module

BSOnPosh PowerShell Module is a module with several additional commandlets for Powershell.  Some are network-based while others are related to specific topics such as a KMS server.

Malware DNS Scraper

The Malware DNS Scraper is a Perl script that will scan the DNS cache of a DNS server for malware-related entries.  The script can be found at:

The test OS in this example was Ubuntu version 10.04.  Before the script would execute, two additional packages were required:


Both were available via the Synaptic Package Manager within Ubuntu.  The syntax of the script is:

perl –server IP address of DNS server

Below is an example of when no entries are found:


If malware-related entries are found, a total number should be displayed as well as details for each.