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Awesome Cyber Security


A collection of awesome software, libraries, documents, books, resources, and cool stuff about security.

Inspired by Awesome Security and Herman Slatman.

Thanks to all contributors. You're awesome. This wouldn't be possible without you! The goal is to build a categorized, community-driven collection of very well-known resources.

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CERT and alerts

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CERT-EU - Latest News (Latest News) Computer emergency response Tean for the EU (Europe Union) institutions, bodies, and agencies
CERT-US - ALERTS (Alerts) US-CERT United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team
ICS-CERT-US - Alerts An ICS-CERT Alert is intended to provide timely notification to critical infrastructure owners and operators concerning threats or activity with the potential to impact critical infrastructure computing networks.


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CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker A Certified Ethical Hacker is a skilled professional who understands and knows how to look for weaknesses and vulnerabilities in target systems and uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker, but in a lawful and legitimate manner to assess the security posture of a target system(s). The CEH credential certifies individuals in the specific network security discipline of Ethical Hacking from a vendor-neutral perspective.
CISSP - CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY PROFESSIONAL The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is an information security certification for security analysts.
CompTIA Security + CompTIA Security+ is a global certification that validates the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career.
GPEN - GIAC Penetration Tester The GPEN certification is for security personnel whose job duties involve assessing target networks and systems to find security vulnerabilities. Certification objectives include penetration-testing methodologies, the legal issues surrounding penetration testing and how to properly conduct a penetration test as well as best practice technical and non-technical techniques specific to conduct a penetration test.
PWK - Penetration Testing Training with Kali Linux Penetration Testing with Kali (PWK) is a self-paced, online course that introduces students to the latest ethical hacking tools and techniques.
PNPT - Practical Network Penetration Tester PNPT certification is an intermediate-level penetration testing exam experience. Students will have five (5) full days to complete the assessment and an additional two (2) days to write a professional report.
PENT - Professional Penetration Tester PENT is a zero to hero style instructor-led cybersecurity course to equip students to learn professional penetration testing & vulnerability assessment skills by building lab networks to practice network and application enumeration scanning, exploitation, privilege escalation, and lateral movement skills.
OSCP - Offensive Security Certified Professional The Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) is the companion certification for our Penetration Testing with Kali Linux training course and is the world’s first completely hands-on offensive information security certification. The OSCP challenges the students to prove they have a clear and practical understanding of the penetration testing process and life-cycle through an arduous twenty-four (24) hour certification exam.


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CIS Center for Internet Security CIS® (Center for Internet Security, Inc.) is a forward-thinking, non-profit entity that harnesses the power of a global IT community to safeguard private and public organizations against cyber threats.
CVE - Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures CVE® is a list of entries—each containing an identification number, a description, and at least one public reference—for publicly known cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
No more ransomware Need Help unlocking your digital life without paying your attackers?
OWASP Open Web Application Security Project
ZeroDayInitiative (Alerts) Zero Day Initiative

Informatives and blogs

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Mandiant Research Blogs Advesary and threat Research oriented cybersecurity blogs
Elastic Security Labs Blogs Cybersecurity Research oriented blogs
DarkRelay Security Labs Blogs Cybersecurity blogs
EffectHacking Blog
ICS Sans Sans Industrial Control Systems blog
GBHackers on Security Security blog
Google Security Blog Google Security Blog
g0tmi1k Blog Hacker blog
Hacker Security Hacker security News and Blog
HelpNetSecurity Help Net Security
Security Focus Security Focus
SecurityWeek Internet and Enterprise Security News, Insights e Analysis
Security art Work Security art Work
Security Affairs Copyright 2015 Security Affairs by Pierluigi Paganini All Right Reserved.
The Hacker News The Hacker News Security in a Serius Way
Virus Guides Powered by Knowledge
Malwaretech News about Malware
WeLiveSecurity News, Views, and insight from the ESET security community
Virtual Dispersive Networking Virtual Dispersive Networking for Cyber Security Blog
Advisory Week Security Advisories published by major vendors this week

CTF, Training L3g@l and G@mes

Link Description
BetterMotherFucking CTF MotherfuckingCTF inspired platform. But better.
CTF365 CTF Practicing
FBCTF Facebook Capture the Flag
Hacker Experience Game of Hacker Experience
Hackflag Brazilian Hackflag
Hacking-LAB Hacking-Lab is an online ethical hacking, computer network and security challenge platform, dedicated to finding and educating cyber security talents.
HackTheBox Pen-testing Labs
Over The Wire The wargames offered by the OverTheWire community can help you to learn and practice security concepts in the form of fun-filled games.
Open Security Training is dedicated to sharing training material for computer security classes, on any topic, that are at least one day long. '' is a non-commercial wargame site which provides various pwn challenges regarding system exploitation.
Trailofbits Github CTF Field Guide
Shellter Social Network focused on information security

Non-legal Cyber activism

Link Description
Zone-H List of sites attacked by unethical Hackers
WikiLeaks WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library.

IT Hacking DB list

Link Description
Google Hacking Database Google Hacking Database (GHDB)

AT Hacking list

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Shodan Open ports in A.T
Critifence Default Password database of A.T

Courses and Guides Sites

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Cybrary Free and Open Source Cyber Security Learning
O Tao do Desenvolvimento Seguro [PT-BR] Safe Development Guide
Guru99 Website with guides and a Free Ethical Hacking Course
PortSwigger Labs Free learning resources focused on web and API security only
DarkRelay Security Labs Free & paid cybersecurity trainings with certifications

OS - Operation Systens

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BackBoxLinux BackBox Linux is a penetration testing and security assessment-oriented Linux distro.
BlackArchLinux BlackArch Linux is an Arch Linux-based penetration testing distribution for penetration testers and security researchers. The repository contains 1925 tools. You can install tools individually or in groups. BlackArch Linux is compatible with existing Arch installs.
Kali Penetration Testing Distribution OS
Kali Purple Kali OS but for Defense
ParrotSec Parrot Security Operating System is a Penetration Testing & Forensics Distro dedicated to Ethical Hackers & Cyber Security Professionals.
QubesOS Qubes OS is a security-oriented operating system (OS). The OS is the software that runs all the other programs on a computer. Some examples of popular OSes are Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Android, and iOS. Qubes is free and open-source software (FOSS).
Samurai Web Tester Framework Web Tester OS
PENTOOS Pentoo is a security-focused livecd based on Gentoo
Vulnhub OS with vulnerabilities for pentests


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Pixee Finds security & performance issues in code and creates merge-ready pull requests with recommended fixes.
CrowdSec Open-source, free, & collaborative IPS/IDS (Go lang), analyzes visitor behavior & provide an adapted response.
Find Sec Bugs The FindBugs plugin for security audits of Java Web Applications.
Sonarqube Static Code Reviewer
PunkSPIDER A global web application vulnerability search engine.
Metasploit Framework Pentest Framework used by Kali Linux.
NMap Nmap "Network Mapper" is a free and open source utility for network discovery and security auditing.
Netcat Netcat is a featured networking utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using the TCP/IP protocol.
TCPDump Tcpdump prints out a description of the contents of packets on a network interface that match the boolean expression;
OSSEC OSSEC is a multiplatform, opensource and free HIDS
Wazuh Wazun is an open source enterprise-ready security monitoring solution for threat detection, integrity monitoring, incident response and compliance.
w3af Web Application Attack And Audit Framework
Wireshark Wireshark is the world’s foremost and widely-used network protocol analyzer
OWASP ZAP OWASP ZAP is a MITM which is free and open source
Zeek Zeek is an open source network security monitoring tool
zeek2es An open source tool to convert Zeek logs to Elastic/OpenSearch. You can also output pure JSON from Zeek's TSV logs!


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The Security Engineer Handbook a small book on how to make it in a security team, as part of a broader organization


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