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Autopsy® is a digital forensics platform and graphical interface to The Sleuth Kit® and other digital forensics tools. It can be used by law enforcement, military, and corporate examiners to investigate what happened on a computer. You can even use it to recover photos from your camera's memory card.
Blender is Free & Open Source Software. Free to use for any purpose, forever.
CAINE (Computer Aided INvestigative Environment)
CAINE (Computer Aided INvestigative Environment) is an Italian GNU/Linux live distribution created as a project of Digital Forensics.
CAINE represents fully the spirit of the Open Source philosophy, because the project is completely open, everyone could take the legacy of the previous developer or project manager. The distro is open source, the Windows side (Wintaylor) is open source and, the last but not the least, the distro is installable, so giving the opportunity to rebuild it in a new brand version, so giving a long life to this project ....
The ultimate eBook management utility.
This amazing utility allows you to organize your eBook, PDF and other documents into a collection that you can be proud of.
Capture-BAT Download Page | The Honeynet Project
Capture-BAT Download Page
Capture BAT is a behavioral analysis tool of applications for the Win32 operating system family. Capture BAT is able to monitor the state of a system during the execution of applications and processing of documents, which provides an analyst with insights on how the software operates even if no source code is available. Capture BAT monitors state changes on a low kernel level and can easily be used across various Win32 operating system versions and configurations.
Available in installable and portable versions.
The Vmware virtual appliance.
DensityScout – CERT.at
Command line tool to determine the relative "density" of a file.
This tool calculates density (like entropy) for files of a any file-system-path to finally output an accordingly descending ordered list. This makes it possible to quickly find (even unknown) malware on a potentially infected Microsoft Windows driven machine.
Digital Forensics Dramework (DFF)
Open Source Digital investigation software
DFF (Digital Forensics Framework) is a free and Open Source computer forensics software built on top of a dedicated Application Programming Interface (API).
It can be used both by professional and non-expert people in order to quickly and easily collect, preserve and reveal digital evidences without compromising systems and data.
Etcher : Burn images to SD cards & USB drives, safe & easy.
Amazing FTP product
FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.
Forensics Linux distros
Forensics Linux distros
Image editing software.
GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
The Free & Open Source Image Editor. This is the ... It is free software, you can change its source code and distribute your changes. ... Graphic Design Elements.
GParted Live is a business card-size live CD distribution with a single purpose - to provide tools for partitioning hard disks in an intuitive, graphical environment.
GParted Live is a business card-size live CD distribution with a single purpose - to provide tools for partitioning hard disks in an intuitive, graphical environment. The distribution uses X.Org, the light-weight Fluxbox window manager, and the latest 2.6 Linux kernel. GParted Live runs on most x86 machines with a Pentium II or better.
A collection of excellent utilities and also the home of Spinrite.
Spinrite is the industry's #1 hard drive data recovery software is NOW COMPATIBLE with NTFS, FAT, Linux, and ALL OTHER file systems!
Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows desktop computers. ... It's free and open source.
Krita is a professional FREE and open source painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone. concept art texture and matte painters illustrations and comics.
Linux Distro Watch
News and updates on the latest and most popular Linux distros. The collection is not limited to just the most popular though and has a massive index of Linux distros.
Linux USB Creator
Linux Live USB is a great product for creating bootable USB devices to install Linux to. It will also pull down the appropriate Linux distro for you so you don't have to find it yourself.
Incredibly useful for creating "Live" Linux distros for forensic examinations or just Linux fun.
Nmap ("Network Mapper") is a free and open source (license) utility for network discovery and security auditing.
Many systems and network administrators also find it useful for tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are available on the network, what services (application name and version) those hosts are offering, what operating systems (and OS versions) they are running, what type of packet filters/firewalls are in use, and dozens of other characteristics.
One of the best text and code editors around.
Open Source for Windows (SourceForge)
Top Open Source and Free Utilities for Windows
Open Source Software for Mac (Open Source Mac)
Open Source Software for Mac
The world's most advanced Open Source vulnerability scanner and manager.
OpenVAS is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution.
Create virtual computers. Great for Linux and other uses.
VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2. See "About VirtualBox" for an introduction.
Presently, VirtualBox runs on Windows, Linux, Macintosh, and Solaris hosts and supports a large number of guest operating systems including but not limited to Windows (NT 4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8), DOS/Windows 3.x, Linux (2.4, 2.6 and 3.x), Solaris and OpenSolaris, OS/2, and OpenBSD.
VirtualBox is being actively developed with frequent releases and has an ever growing list of features, supported guest operating systems and platforms it runs on. VirtualBox is a community effort backed by a dedicated company: everyone is encouraged to contribute while Oracle ensures the product always meets professional quality criteria.
Open Source Alternatives to other well know (and not so well known) software.
Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software. Our mission is to provide easy access to high quality open source alternatives to well-known commercial products. And remember that open source software is also a freeware alternative.
Open Source computer forensics.
PlainSight is a versatile computer forensics environment that allows inexperienced forensic practitioners perform common tasks using powerful open source tools.
We have taken the best open source forensic/security tools, customised them, and combined them with an intuitive user interface to create an incredibly powerful forensic environment.
Free and enterprise SIEM product with the ability to provide an amazing insight into your environment.
Suricata Open Source IDS / IPS / NSM engine
Swift is a powerful and intuitive programming language for macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Writing Swift code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and Swift includes modern features developers love.
The OpenIOC Framework
Malware analysis through Indicators Of Compromise.
TrueCrypt (Hosted by GRC)
TrueCrypt (Hosted by GRC). A trusted source to download TrueCrypt.
TrueCrypt is the only full disk encryption I trust to be secure and reliable.
Wikipedia Linux Page
A very thorough breakdown of Linux distros.
Win32 Disk Imager | SourceForge.net
A tool for writing images to USB sticks or SD/CF cards.
WinMerge file comparison utility
Great utility for comparing the contents of virtually any file.
Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you see what's happening on your network at a microscopic level. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.
XMind: The Most Professional Mind Mapping Software
Outstanding Open Source mind mapping software.
YARA – The pattern matching swiss knife for malware researchers