Contributions to books, tools and projects.


Pro Bono Security Audit - January 2013 ZPanel is a web-based web hosting control panel which is free and open-source. Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Zpanel such as SQL Injections, Cross Site Scripting, Authentication Bypass, CSRF, and others. Because these vulnerabilities were discovered through our pro bono security audit for open source projects, the vulnerabilities were reported privately and will remain private.
26 NSE Scripts, library patches - 2010-2012 Paulino Calderón has created more than 26 NSE scripts which have now been integrated to the official version of the Nmap tool. Paulino has helped solve problems with libraries and argument parsing.
Modules: apache tomcat transfer encoding, HTTP form field fuzzer, xslt password reset - 2011 Paulino Calderón contributed a module to the Metasploit Framework to fuzz form fields and headers. Additionally, he also contributed a module to exploit the Transfer-Encoding vulnerability present in Apache Tomcat 5.5 - 5.5.29, 6 - 6.027 and 7beta. Pedro Joaquín also contributed a module to exploit an authentication bypass in 2Wire modems.
OWASP ModSecurity Core Rule Set Project - 2011-2012 Roberto Salgado contributed to the ModSecurity CRS project by improving the core detection rules.
SQLMapTamper Scripts - 2011 Roberto Salgado contributed to sqlmap, the most popular SQL Injection exploitation tool, by providing several tamper scripts to evade Web Application Firewalls.
Web Application Obfuscation - 2010 Roberto Salgado contributed to the Web Application Obfuscation book written by Mario Heiderich, Eduardo Alberto Vela Nava, Gareth Heyes and David Lindsay, particularly to the SQL Injection Chapter.
Detection of new SQL Injection vectors - 2010-2012 Roberto Salgado contributed to the PHPIDS project by submitting numerous SQL Injections not detected by the Intrusion Detection System.

Latest Blog Entries

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.

New publication: Mastering the Nmap Scripting Engine
We invite you to learn more about the latest publication from our team, "Mastering the Nmap Scripting Engine".

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.