Jul 302012

This article is based on a list found on http://www.hackingmexico.mx/.

Today I’ll present you 5 Linux distribution focused on computer security, in this list I’ve not put 2 distro I’ve already talked about: Backtrack and Damn Vulnerable Linux.

The 5 Linux distribution are: DEFT (Digital Evidence & Forensic Toolkit), QubesOs, Pentoo, Lightweight Portable Security and CAINE.
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Oct 272011

I’ve recently saw a presentation by Stefano Fratepietro project leader of DEFT Linux, a live CD dedicated to the world of Computer Forensics, among the many interesting things shown in this presentation (expect a test drive Linux DEFT) there was also a small presentation of Xplico , a tool used to analyze a captured network session.

So what’s Xplico ?

From the forensic wiki

The Xplico is a Network Forensic Analysis Tool (NFAT). The main scope of Xplico is to extract all application data content from a network capture (pcap file or real-time acquisition). For example, Xplico is able to extract all e-mails carried by the POP and SMTP protocols, and all content carried by HTTP protocol from a pcap file.

Xplico is released under the GNU General Public License.
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