Security Tools/Misc

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FIRE Forensic Tool
FIRE is a portable bootable cdrom based distribution with the goal of providing an immediate environment to perform forensic analysis, incident response, data recovery, virus scanning and vulnerability assessment.

Security Tools Distribution
STD is a Linux-based Security Tool which comprises hundreds of open source security tools. It runs from a bootable CD in memory without changing the native operating system of the host computer. Its sole purpose is to put as many security tools at your disposal with as slick an interface as possible.
A simple site that keeps track of tools such as traceroute and whois. Also includes calculators, third-party software, and spam tools.
Net Admin Tools fixes systems for technical reasons, but also aims to create a safer world for information storage, manipulation, and transmission. Provides an RSS feed.
Here you will find resources such as free antivirus software and network monitoring tools, free ip address, and other trojan port scanning and removal tools. SecurityNews also publishes security news daily, including information about spyware, firewall, antivirus and how to guard your privacy.

NW Tools
This site provides lookup tools, such as ping, trace, and whois. Users can also search vendors by keyword.

Trusted Source Spam Map
The TrustedSource Portal data is powered by CipherTrust's TrustedSource global threat correlation engine. In addition to general ISP spam data, which is largely consumer centric, TrustedSource receives and analyzes billions of messages per month from CipherTrust's network of more than 4000 IronMail Gateway appliances deployed globally.

Samspade Various Tools
This site provides tools such as Address Digger, Whois, Reverse DNS, Traceroute, and more.

Cryptcat is the standard netcat enhanced with twofish encryption with ports for WIndows NT, BSD and Linux. Twofish is courtesy of counterpane, and cryptix.

Wayback Machine
The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an 'Internet library,' with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

This site has many DNS, networking, and domain registration tools for network administrators, domain owners, users of hosted DNS services, etc. There is no cost for using this site.

File Extension Library
FILExt is a database of file extensions and the various programs that use them. If you know the file extension you want to learn about, simply enter it into the search box. If it's in any of the FILExt databases, the data on that file extension will be shown on a results page.

Active@ KillDisk
This hard drive eraser is powerful and compact DOS software that allows you to destroy all data on hard and floppy drives completely, excluding any possibility of future recovery of deleted files and folders. It's a hard drive and partition eraser utility.

The Belarc Advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, including Microsoft Hotfixes, and displays the results in your Web browser. All of your PC profile information is kept private on your PC and is not sent to any web server.

DumpSec is a security auditing program for Microsoft Windows NT/2000. It dumps the permissions (DACLs) and audit settings (SACLs) for the file system, registry, printers and shares.

Tripwire for Network Devices assures the integrity and Security of routers, switches and firewalls that run your business-critical networks, ensuring maximum system uptime and minimal business risk.