Tools starting with Y

Looking for new tools to extend your tool box? The top 100 list of best security tools is a great start.

YARA

YARA is a security tool to identify and classify malware samples and often used by malware researchers. Learn how it works in this review.


Latest release: 3.8.1 [Aug. 16, 2018]

YaraGuardian

YaraGuardian is a web-based tool to manage and change Yara rules. It is useful for those who create custom rules to detect malware.


Latest release: 1.6.0 [July 28, 2018]

yarGen

The yarGen utility helps with creating YARA rules for malware detection. It can combine both 'goodware' and 'malware', to properly craft the right rules.

YASAT

YASAT describes itself as another simple stupid audit tool to test Linux systems. It has many tests for checking the security configuration of the system.

yasca (Yet Another Source Code Analyzer)

Yasca is a tool to perform code analysis and linting. It can be used by developers and security professionals to evaluate the code quality.

Yasuo

Yasuo is a Ruby script that scans for vulnerable and exploitable third-party web applications.

Yersinia

Yersinia is a framework to perform layer 2 attacks. It can be used for pentests and security assessments to test network safeguards.

Yosai

Yosai is a security framework for Python applications and adds authentication, authorization, and session management capabilities.

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