Tag Archives | security

30 most popular Drupal themes in Top 1M websites

In this list of popular Drupal Themes in the Alexa Top 1 million, I have tallied the number of Drupal themes based on the path of the theme installation. Drupal theme counts were determined by analysing the html of the root pages in the top 1 million websites and extracting the default Drupal theme path […]

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Malware in WordPress Themes

Found an interesting article over at OttoPress with some in depth analysis of malware discovered in a theme on a less than reputable WordPress theme site. Seems there are some dodgey sites out there that have infected themes, both free ones and ripped off professional themes. Beware and check the reputation of your themes. It […]

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Brute Forcing Passwords with ncrack, hydra and medusa

Lets test some password breaking tools. Password’s are often the weakest link in any system. Testing for weak passwords is an important part of security assessments. I am focusing on tools that allow remote service brute forcing. There are also powerful tools available for cracking encrypted password hashes on a local system. The three tools […]

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Metasploit 3.4.0 on Ubuntu 10.04 a quick introduction

Perhaps you have heard of metasploit. It is a very powerful exploitation framework developed by HD Moore. Solid growth has seen an early version that was a few exploits in a perl based wrapper turn into a ruby coded framework that is competing with Core Impact and Canvas in the pen-testing community. The latest version […]

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