Publications in books, magazines and major websites.

Publications

Book "Nmap: Network exploration and security auditing" - November 2012 Paulino Calderón published a book about Nmap and has been an active member of this project for a few years now. In the book he discusses the advanced uses of Nmap during security audits.
The SQL Injection Knowledge Base - July 2012 Roberto Salgado created The SQL Injection Knowledge Base, one of the most complete references on SQL Injections. Starting as the SQL Injection Pocket Reference, it has now evolved into a thorough guide on how to exploit and defend against SQL Injections.
Investigation Cookie stealing through vulnerable routers (English Translation) - May 2012 Pedro Joaquín published an investigation on the exploitation of three important, unpatched vulnerabilities which when combined allow to obtain the user's session of almost any website. For the past four years, a Spanish blog by the name of Security By Default has been sharing investigations, publishing tools and sharing opinions on different security topics.
Magazine Article Gathering web server information with Nmap NSE - September 2011 Paulino Calderón published an article in PenTest magazine which explains how Nmap's newest NSE scripts can facilitate information gathering during a security audit. PenTest magazine is an information security magazine dedicated exclusively to penetration testing. The magazine features articles by experts in penetration testing and vulnerability assessment.


Latest Blog Entries

Belkin Wemo Switch NMap Scripts
Belkin Wemo Switch Smart Plug is a network controlled power outlet. The current firmware version does not requiere authentication to switch the power ON or OFF or to gather information such as nearby wireless networks. Two NMap scripts have been published

Downloading an Application's Entire Source Code Through an Exposed GIT Directory
Website administrators sometimes inadvertently leave an exposed .git directory, from which it is possible to download the entire source code of the web application using just wget and a common server misconfiguration.

credmap: The Credential Mapper
An overview of credmap, an open source penetration testing tool that automates the process of testing for credential reuse. It does so by testing supplied user credentials on known websites and verifies if the password has been reused on any of these.

Latest News

Blackhat EU 2015
Websec participated with two tools at the Blackhat, EU Arsenal held in Amsterdam, NL from the 10-13 of November, 2015. During this event, we introduced our brand new tool "credmap: The Credential Mapper" and also presented an amped-up version of Panoptic.

BSides Vancouver 2015
Websec is proud to announce that we will be attending the 3rd annual edition of BSides Vancouver, a local non-profit information security conference held in the heart of Vancouver, BC on March 16 and 17.