[Owasp-testing] Add new tools

Pavol Luptak pavol.luptak at nethemba.com
Sun Sep 20 10:21:29 EDT 2009


On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 11:01:37PM +0630, Aung Khant wrote:
>    Hi Kevin
>    I can't agree with you more.
>    I'm in no doubt that tools makes our life a lot easier in some situations
>    when
>    manual testing is our default arsenal.
>    As far as I'm concerned, such a tool project rarely interests folks
>    and they usually underestimate such.
>    One example is notable certification - CEH, which people have been saying
>    - a collection of tools and their usage.
>    Without tools, penetration testing will take a lot longer.
>    Without methodology, penetration testing won't be complete and perfect.
>    Should we start - OWASP Web Pentesting Tool Database Projects?

As I know, years ago we were talking about similar project (but nobody created 
it yet :)

>    I think we should. There is no such Distro designed for thorough web
>    testing.
>    BackTrack lists just a few of web tools. Either does Samurai.
>    A big challenge is that we can't stick to one platform. Some tools are for
>    Windows [Can't run with wine].
>    Some for Linux. We have to use both.

Good source is http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Phoenix/Tools

[Pavol Luptak, Nethemba s.r.o.] [http://www.nethemba.com] [tel: +421905400542]
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