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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 help malware researchers to identify and classify malware samples. For example by defining malware families based on patterns.

Latest release: 3.6.3 [July 5, 2017]

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.

Latest release: 0.18.0 [Aug. 14, 2017]

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.
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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.

Latest release: 0.8.2 [Aug. 24, 2017]

Yosai


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

Latest release: 0.3.0 [Nov. 24, 2016]
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  • Masscan (high-performance port scanner)
  • Vane (WordPress vulnerability scanner)
  • MAT (removal of metadata)
  • Yosai (security framework for Python applications)
  • Wireshark (network traffic analyzer)
  • FireHOL (firewall config creator and manager)
  • wpsik (WPS scan and attack tool)
  • USBleach (disarms harmful USB storage)
  • opensvp (firewall testing tool)
  • The Sleuth Kit (toolkit for forensics)
  • MongoSanitizer (defense against MongoDB injection attacks)
  • YASAT (local security scanner)
  • Nmap (network and vulnerability scanner)
  • dnsteal (exfiltration tool via DNS requests)
  • pastemon (tool to monitor Pastebin)
  • BDA (vulnerability scan for Hadoop and Spark)
  • Scirius (Suricata rule management)
  • Spaghetti (web vulnerability scanner)
  • Suricata (network IDS, IPS and monitoring)
  • CIRCLean (USB stick and drives cleaner)
  • King Phisher (Phishing campaign toolkit)
  • Termineter (smart meter security framework)
  • pick (password manager)
  • jak (git encryption)
  • detectem (software enumeration)