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RE: All of the things you need to learn to be a pen-tester (Re: Pen t est basic needs)
From: "richard" <barbarian () cryptomail org>
Date: Mon Aug 08 13:41:19 GMT+10:00 2005

U will probably need to "morphine" your evil apps before you run them on an AV protected machine - download morphine 
from hxdef.org; might as well pick up a copy of hf's rootkit while your there...
Richard
- every1 say: "thankyou HF!"
-----Original Message-----
From: Matt Reid [mailto:matthew () servepath com] 
Sent: Saturday, 6 August 2005 8:06 AM
To: Omar Herrera; pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: All of the things you need to learn to be a pen-tester (Re: Pen t est basic needs)
Hi all,
Here is a basic list of some progs to use for pen-testing. If anyone 
wants to add some on here in the respective categories we could get a 
really good list going for pen-testers!
-Matt Reid
*Port Scanners*
Amap – versioning port scanner
NMap – general purpose port scanner
pPscan – proxy port scanner
*
Vuln Scanners*
Nessus – general vul. scanner
DNAscan – for ASP
Owa – Outlook Web
Nikto – http vulns
*Brute Forcers & Crackers*
John the Ripper – password cracker
WlGen – word list generator
Hydra – multi-protocol authentication brute forcer
*DNS enumeration*
Ghba – RDNS scanner
Dig – DNS lookup util
Nslookup – interactive name server query engine
*Loggers*
Tcpdump – network traffic dumper
Ethereal – network traffic analyzer – use in conjunction with tcpdump
Kismet – wifi traffic analyzer
*Dicts [to concat into larger file]*
Argon – 2GB dict file
Cracklib -  another good one
Word.lst  - word list
*Trojans & Rootkits*
BackOrifice - Back Orifice is not a virus. It is in essence a remote 
administration tool.
LRK – Linux-kernel Root Kit
Netbus - NetBus runs under the NT operating system as well as Win95/98
*Firewall Throughpass*
Firewalk – trace packets through firewall filters
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