Open Source Security Tools and Applications
- April 24, 2014
A number of tech giants have pledged financial help to OpenSSL and other open source projects after the Heartbleed bug exposed numerous issues.
- March 04, 2014
Experts say Microsoft's EMET security tool remains valuable to enterprise security teams if used as one layer in a larger security strategy.
- February 25, 2014
The networking giant unveils a new strategy highlighting Sourcefire technology, including new open source application firewall features for Snort.
- December 18, 2013
CloudFlare hopes its open-sourced Red October server encryption software, based on the 'two-man rule,' can help thwart rogue insiders and secure Web.
- December 05, 2013
A new website built by Troy Hunt enables possible data breach victims to discover compromised accounts from several high-profile breaches.
- April 11, 2012
The commonly used tool contains an error that can be executed remotely by attackers, giving them root access to a system. Proof-of-concept code is available, experts warn.
- September 16, 2010
Microsoft's popular Web framework, ASP.NET, fails to protect encrypted cookies that store online credentials on some popular banking and shopping websites.
- July 07, 2010
Browser-based add-on, Blitzableiter, cleans SWF files prior to running on a user's computer. The tool will be released at Black Hat 2010 in Las Vegas.
- November 17, 2009
The sale of the Metasploit Project, and its highly respected pen-testing platform to vulnerability management vendor Rapid7 in October signals change for yet another major open-source project to a commercial company. In a wide-ranging interview, ...
- October 21, 2009
The popular Metasploit Framework remains a free and open source hacking tool. Creator HD Moore joins Rapid7 as CSO, Metasploit architect.