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RE: delving deeper
From: "David Taylor" <David.Taylor () austrac gov au>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:16:54 +1100

My favourite is whoppix, another knoppix variant that has a large body
of exploits included.

www.whoppix.net  And the site even has some nice demos to get you going

David Taylor

-----Original Message-----
From: xyberpix [mailto:xyberpix () xyberpix com] 
Sent: Wednesday, 15 December 2004 4:00 AM
To: Chris Benedict
Cc: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: delving deeper

Hi Chris,

Go and download a copy of PHLAK(http://www.phlak.org), there's a load of
good docs on the disc, and some really good tools to get you going.
it all it's Linux, so it should run on your machines.
Aside from that scour the net for anything pertaining to pen testing and
security, and read as much as you can possibly tollerate, it'll be worth
it in the end.


On Mon, 13 December, 2004 10:34 pm, Chris Benedict said:
Hi, I've been looking at security and penetration-testing for some
time now and would like to get further into it.  I'd like to learn
more about penetration-testing, forensics, techniques for network
exploration/mapping, web application security and incedent handling.
However I'm not really sure where to start, I looked at the OSSTMM and
it was above my head.

At the moment I have a very limited budget and only a few spare
low-end computers.  If it matters, I'm mainly running OpenBSD.  Are
there any particular books or other media that I should take a look

Any thoughts or recommendations are welcomed and greatly appreciated.

-Chris Benedict

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