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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: "dave kleiman" <dave () isecureu com>
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2005 21:49:06 -0400

I use eeye's Retina and Iris products, and find them very helpful, although
I would use term compliment to Nessus for Retina, not replacement.

Dave

-----Original Message-----
From: Pigeon [mailto:fredit () charter net]
Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 15:07
To: 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)

What do you'll think of Retina by Eeye for a vuln scanner?

http://www.eeye.com/html/products/Retina/

A good replacement for nessus?


thanks
Lee


----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Reid" <matthew () servepath com>
To: "Omar Herrera" <oherrera () prodigy net mx>;
<pen-test () securityfocus com>
Sent: Friday, August 05, 2005 6:06 PM
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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