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A lot of anti-malware 'heuristic'-engines do this kind of stuff. They check entropy of chunks of code, or even the entire PE. Lots of malware is obfuscated to exist longer in the wild. The problem with this kind of detection is that is works poorly with smart-er attackers. eg when I write exploits, I randomize everything keep things small and you will ...


I raised Issue #576 on the ettercap GitHub repository for clarification. The official response is that ettercap will inject the raw contents of any file into a packet (or into its own packet, if used in conjunction with the drop() command). It does not require any particular file format.


You need to move away from Windows if you really want to learn anything about "hacking". Yes, you can do some stuff with Cain and Abel and some GUI tools, but that isn't the right way to learn about computer security. This is where I started. First, become familiar with a beginner Linux distribution, the command line, and how it differs from Windows. There ...


There are no specific tool to hack. If you want to "hack" on the web , you will generally use technology that are available on the web; example Javascript. First, I would start by learning how things work in general on a website and then you will see some possible vulnerability and understand why we do certain things to block them. Owasp is a very good site ...


First - Nessus checks for vulnerabilities. There's a massive array of places to get educated. If you're wanting to learn for illegal activities, you're on your own. If it's for ethical hacking aka penetration testing then check these out: The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing, Second Edition [Book] Sans.org [Classes, free white papers] OWASP [A-Z ...


In short, you don't need SOFTWARE, you need KNOWLEDGE. Seek that first, then the tools can help.

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