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  • crimeware kit (attack kit)

    A crimeware kit, also called an infection, exploit or DIY attack kit, is a programming tool that allows someone who does not have any experience writing software code to create, customize and distribute malware.   

  • Wireshark

    Wireshark is an open source tool for analyzing packets and profiling network traffic.  Such a tool is often referred to as a sniffer. 

  • man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack

    A man-in-the-middle (MitM) attack is an exploit in which an intruder intercepts and alters communications between two parties, usually an end user and a website. 

  • How to use Wireshark to detect and prevent ARP spoofing

    Video: Keith Barker of CBT Nuggets demonstrates how to use Wireshark, the popular open source packet analyzer, to prevent ARP spoofing attacks. 

  • Five DDoS attack tools that you should know about

    In this photo-story we explore common distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack tools and their features. Also learn how to guard against DDoS attacks. 

  • nullcon Delhi 2012: Day 2's action

    SearchSecurity.IN brings you the live coverage of the fourth edition of Indian infosec community Null’s conference. 

  • DEF-CON Bangalore (DC9180) Meet Live

    Get a front row view of the action-packed goings on at DEFCON Bangalore 2012 in this Live photo feature. 

  • Nine must-have OSINT tools

    Open source intelligence tools aid in target discovery during the reconnaissance phase. Here are nine must-have OSINT tools for finding maximum target info. 

  • 13 Android security apps

    Keep your Android mobile device secure with our recommendations for Android security apps. Use these must-have 13 Android security apps and sleep easy. 

  • 11 security audit essentials

    IT security audit tools automate the IT security audit process, making it more efficient and effective. Here are 11 must-have IT security audit tools. 

  • 10 Wi-Fi security tools for your arsenal

    With Wi-Fi’s growth, security administrators and pen testers alike have their hands full. Here’s a list of essential Wi-Fi security tools to ease the stress. 

  • Metasploit and software vulnerability testing

    Metasploit is a free tool that can be used to pen test for new and potentially damaging vulnerabilites. In this interview, H.D. Moore, creator of Metasploit, explains how the tool works and what it can contribute to software security. 

  • Bruce Schneier on security for cloud computing

    In part one of this interview with author and leading security expert Bruce Schneier, he discusses how cloud computing is changing the information security industry, and how companies should adapt to keep up. 

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About Hacking countermeasures

Utilize ethical hacking and other countermeasures to safeguard your business. Protect your network from hacking attacks. Leverage ethical hacking tools for system security. Use network penetration testing for optimal security. Set strong policies to prevent password hacking attacks.