Free security tools that really work

Friday, 22 September 2006, 1:39 PM EST

Penetration testing, hack testing, and password cracking: Free utilities are out there to help you do all these tasks and more.

Sysinternals is always at the top of my thank you list. Mark Russinovich and his partner, Bryce Cogswall, have been making cool utilities (such as Autoruns and Filemon) to help us for years. No single person knows everything about Windows, but Mark probably knows more than anybody.

At InfoWorld.

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