March 26th, 2003 08:52 PM
Some useful tools:
Anti-Spyware -- Block or disable advertiser-sponsored programs that secretly transmit information back to companies.
- Aureate/Radiate Remover
- Flow Protector
Anti-Trojan Horse -- Detect, block, and remove remote access Trojan Horse programs.
- The Cleaner
Anti-Virus -- Detect, remove, and block viruses.
- eSafe Protect Desktop
Bulk Emailers -- Send mail to large lists.
- Express Mail Server
- Stealth Mass Mailer
Cache & Cookie Cleaners -- Protect your privacy by completely removing Cookies and Internet Cache.
- AdSubtract SE
- Complete Cleanup
- Cookie Crusher
Desktop Security -- Generate good passwords and protect your computer while you are away.
- Benjamin Password Generator
- Fake DOS
- ISS Complock II
Disassemblers -- Reveal the assembly language source code of programs so you can see how they work.
- IDA Pro Disassembler
- Letun Disassembler
DNS Lookup -- Verify a domain's existence, and perform Ping, TraceRoute, WhoIs, Finger, and more.
- DNS Workshop
- Domain Searcher
Encryption Cracker -- Crack files encrypted with DES.
File Encryption -- Scramble your data using a variety of algorithms, to keep your information safe.
- Absolute Security
File Integrity Checkers -- Detect changes in your files that could someone has accessed your computer.
File Shredders -- Securely delete files to prevent access by forensics and recovery programs.
- ASL File Wiper
Forensics -- Retrieve information from deleted files and formatted disks.
- Directory Snoop
- Disk Drive Analysis
Hex Editors -- Look at hidden data inside files and disk sectors, and modify contents.
- ASL HexView
- Hex Editor
Honey Pot Traps -- Catch and counter-attack hackers.
- Tambu UDP Scrambler
How To -- Information about hacking written by hackers.
- The Complete Social Engineering FAQ
- The Ethics of Hacking
Intrusion Detection -- Block or monitor the ports on your computer detect probes and intrusion attempts.
IRC Clients -- Connect to Internet Relay Chat (IRC) communities where hackers meet.
- Visual IRC
Keystroke loggers -- See what others are doing with your computer in your absence.
- KeyKey 2000
Packet Sniffers -- Capture and analyze all information traveling across a network.
- Network Sniffer
- TraceWolf Packet Sniffer
Parental Control -- Limit and monitor Internet access and program use on your computer.
Password Recovery -- Recover forgotten passwords.
- 007 Password Recovery
- Access Data
- Advanced Zip Password Recovery
Port Scanners -- Analyze ports on your network to detect vulnerabilities.
- AA Tools
- Internet ports
Remote Monitoring -- Silently monitor a computer at another location.
- NetBus Pro
- PC Spy
Rollback -- Return your computer to a previous state to recover from a virus, system crash, or hacker attack.
- Aladdin FlashBack
- System Safe
Spam Fighters -- Block or filter incoming e-mail.
- Spam Buster
- Spam Hater
- Spam Killer
Steganography -- Hide data in graphics or sound files.
System Locks -- Keep unauthorized users from accessing your computer.
- DesktopShield 2000
- Workstation Lock
Voice Encryption -- Use this program to encrypt voice transmissions over the Internet or other networks.
Vulnerability Scanners -- Scan your computer or network against a database of known exploits and openings.
- Kane Security Analyst
Web Site Protection -- Protect your Web site from getting attacked or abused.
March 26th, 2003 09:29 PM
Excellent list! I think I will keep this handy as a reference.
Not to create work for you, but it would be nice if all of the product names were links to their respective vendors instead of just text.
But, I know how to use a keyboard and Google and I can find them myself too.
Thanks for the list!
March 26th, 2003 09:45 PM
Hammer? :Really fixes those holes
March 26th, 2003 11:19 PM
March 27th, 2003 08:51 AM
Very nice collection. There are also many more and better tools for most of your mentioned categories, but your list is very helpful. Thanx for that info
Ubuntu-: Means in African : "Im too dumb to use Slackware"
March 27th, 2003 09:58 PM
nice list but I can't belive that you misssed Nmap from the list of port scanners,andsnort from IDS
I\'m a SittingDuck, but the question is \"Is your web app a Sitting Duck?\"
April 26th, 2003 10:05 AM
...and PGP from Encryption
...abd Spybot Search and Destroy from both Spyware and Cookie
oh well, there are alot of nice tools out there...I might build a list like this myself.... we'll see
With all the subtlety of an artillery barrage / Follow blindly, for the true path is sketchy at best. .:Bring OS X to x86!
Og ingen kan minnast dei linne drag i dronningas andlet den fagre dag Då landet her kvilte i heilag fred og alle hadde kjærleik å elske med.
April 26th, 2003 10:32 AM
also you made no mention of firewalls
and how on earth could you miss out AVG on the virus section
April 26th, 2003 10:49 AM
Great Post.... pity there werent any link. but never mind..hehe, gives me lots of work to do :P
nice piece of work.... keep up the good work, you'll go a long way here....
- Trying is the first step towards failure. the moral is never try.
- It\'s like something out of that twilighty show about that zone.
----Homer J Simpson----
April 26th, 2003 01:26 PM
a nice collection, ur list if of much help to newbies like me. thank you.
keep up the good work