Saturday, April 17, 2010

Social-Engineering Toolkit (SET) 0.5 released


Client Sides, Web Cloning and HakSaws – The Lemon Strikes Back

The Social-Engineering Toolkit (SET) is a python-driven suite of custom tools which solely focuses on attacking the human element of penetration testing. It's main purpose is to augment and simulate social-engineering attacks and allow the tester to effectively test how a targeted attack may succeed. Currently SET has two main methods of attack, one is utilizing Metasploit payloads and Java-based attacks by setting up a malicious website that ultimately delivers your payload. The second method is through file-format bugs and e-mail phishing. The second method supports your own open-mail relay, a customized sendmail open-relay, or Gmail integration to deliver your payloads through e-mail. The goal of SET is to bring awareness to the often forgotten attack vector of social-engineering.

Download: http://www.social-engineer.org

For more info and video demo check: David Kennedy (ReL1K) website

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