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New Tool updates

I am constantly looking for new updates and software versions for Penetration Testing. A great source of information is from http://www.pentestit.com, which is definitely one of my favourites. Here are some news links to some great tools –

Insect Pro 2.7 Update Released

INSECT Pro 2.7 is a penetration security auditing and testing software solutionis designed to allow organizations of all sizes mitigate, monitor and manage the latestsecurity threats vulnerabilities and implement active security policies by performing penetration tests across their infrastructure and applications. Change list for INSECT Pro 2.7 Available targets now has a submenu under right-click button Check update function added in order to … Continue reading

Windows 8 Developer Preview available for download

Microsoft have released .iso files for download from the Developer Center for the new Windows 8 operating system. It seems it is geared up for Tablets and from a very brief scan of the screenshots that are available over the net it looks a bit like Windows 7 Phone. Here is the link. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/br229516

Install VMWare Tools in Backtrack 5 R1

Now the release of Backtrack 5 R1 is out so its time again to configure the new version with scripts that I used on previous versions. I did have some issues setting up BT5 today with installing VMWare tools so I decided to mirror the info that can be found on the Wiki //  www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki … Continue reading