Blog Posts Tagged with "pentest"


What’s New in PCI DSS v3.0 for Penetration Testing?

May 20, 2014 Added by:Nima Dezhkam

As a main area of our interest, PCI v3.0 enhances the Penetration Testing requirement by adding guidelines that help both the organizations and the auditors to better show and understand two important areas of concern in every PCI compliance effort.

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Steps Toward Weaponizing the Android Platform

May 13, 2013 Added by:Kyle Young

In this article I will be covering ways that one can turn their Android based device into a powerful pocket sized penetration testing tool.

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Installing Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi and Connecting to it Remotely

March 19, 2013 Added by:Dan Dieterle

Kali is the newest version of the Backtrack security penetration testing Linux platform. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could run Kali from a $35 Raspberry Pi computer? This tutorial explains how to install Kali Linux on a Raspberry Pi.

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Pen Test vs. Vulnerability Scan: You know the difference, but do they?

November 28, 2012 Added by:Stacey Holleran

Small business owners often don't have someone who is versed in network security. So when they are told they need a “network penetration test” to comply with PCI DSS, many will contact the growing number of companies offering inexpensive testing services...

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Pentoo 2012: A Penetration Testers Distro of Gentoo Linux

September 09, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

I’ve never seen Pentoo before, but couldn’t resist taking a peek. Basically Pentoo is Gentoo Linux with a bunch of security focused tweaks. I am married to Backtrack and am not interested in switching to another Linux Security Distro, but Pentoo looks enticing...

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Cross-Protocol Chained Pass the Hash for Metasploit

August 29, 2012 Added by:Rob Fuller

Every so often someone writes a Metasploit Module that is pretty epic. July 12th was one such day, and as soon as you do you can start using this (using the example resource file to put a file, cat it out, enum shares available, list files on a share) then psexec all from a single URL being loaded...

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Backtrack 5 r3 List of (Some of the) New Tools and Programs

August 27, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

What are the new utilities included with Backtrack 5r3? I couldn’t find a list, so I decided to make one myself comparing BT5r2 with the latest version. This is not an exhaustive list, but hopefully it will help people see some of the very cool new tools and programs added to Backtrack...

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Integration of Mimikatz into Metasploit Stage One

July 10, 2012 Added by:Rob Fuller

One of the powers of Metasploit is its ability to stay memory resident through the use of reflective DLL injection, even keeping new functionalities the attack loads from ever touching disk. I want get to that same level with Mimikatz. Here is my first step to that end: A Railgun based Meterpreter script...

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