Any useful cybersecurity software under $5k?

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    Incident Response Documentation made easy. Developed by Incident Responders for Incident Responders

  • VanillaWindowsReference

    A repo that contains recursive directory listings (using PowerShell) of a vanilla (clean) install of every Windows OS version to compare and see what's been added with each update. Use these CSVs to create your own known good hash sets!

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  • CSIRT-Collect

    PowerShell script to collect memory and (triage) disk forensics

  • SysmonForLinux

  • awesome-pcaptools

    A collection of tools developed by other researchers in the Computer Science area to process network traces. All the right reserved for the original authors.

  • pdfalyzer

    Analyze PDFs. With colors. And Yara.

  • threat-tools

    Tools for simulating threats

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    Truly a developer’s best friend. Scout APM is great for developers who want to find and fix performance issues in their applications. With Scout, we'll take care of the bugs so you can focus on building great things 🚀.

  • PayloadsAllTheThings

    A list of useful payloads and bypass for Web Application Security and Pentest/CTF

  • Awesome-Red-Teaming

    List of Awesome Red Teaming Resources

  • MalwareSourceCode

    Collection of malware source code for a variety of platforms in an array of different programming languages.


  • theZoo

    A repository of LIVE malwares for your own joy and pleasure. theZoo is a project created to make the possibility of malware analysis open and available to the public.

  • Malware-IOCs

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