Ncrack – High-speed network authentication cracker

Ncrack is a high-speed network authentication cracking tool. It was built to help companies secure their networks by proactively testing all their hosts and networking devices for poor passwords. Security professionals also rely on Ncrack when auditing their clients. Ncrack was designed using a modular approach, a command-line syntax similar to Nmap and a dynamic […]

Nmap: the Network Mapper …

Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is a free and open source (license) utility for network discovery and security auditing. Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are […]

ZMap · The Internet Scanner

ZMap is an open-source network scanner that enables researchers to easily perform Internet-wide network studies. With a single machine and a well provisioned network uplink, ZMap is capable of performing a complete scan of the IPv4 address space in under 5 minutes, approaching the theoretical limit of ten gigabit Ethernet. ZMap can be used to […]

Securing VNC with SSH

How to secure VNC with SSHThe big problem with VNC is lack of security for remote access. One way to fix this problem is to tunnel the client to server connection through SSH. As usual with secure communication there are right ways and wrong ways to do the job.Let us start with the server side. […]

 Trident  iPhone Zero-Days used to target Human Rights activist…

This report describes how a government targeted an internationally recognized human rights defender, Ahmed Mansoor, with the Trident, a chain of zero-day exploits designed to infect his iPhone with sophisticated commercial spyware.1. Executive SummaryAhmed Mansoor is an internationally recognized human rights defender, based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and recipient of the Martin Ennals […]

NuEarth …

Astronomers have just discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting the closest star to our own: Proxima Centauri. It’s been named “Proxima b,” and is located 4.25-light-years from Earth. The planet itself is at least 30% larger than Earth and orbits the star at a distance of 7.3-million kilometers – less than 5% of the distance between […]

For Sale :Banksy Gangsta Rat (Pink) 2005…

  £33,349.30 Banksy (British, b. ca. 1974) Gangsta Rat (Pink), 2005 Screenprint 19.7 x 13.8 in. (50.04 x 35.05 cm.) Signed and numbered edition of 46, with COA from Pest Control Banksy is unquestionably the most famous urban artist to have emerged from the British Street scene. Of all Banksy’s motifs, the Rat is perhaps […]