Jul 102008

OWASP WebScarab is a framework for analysing HTTP and HTTPS applications. Written in Java, WebScarab has several modes of operation, implemented by a number of plugins. In its most common usage, WebScarab operates as an intercepting proxy, allowing the operator to review and modify requests created by the browser before they are sent to the server, and to review and modify responses returned from the server before they are received by the browser. WebScarab is able to intercept both HTTP and HTTPS communication. The operator can also review the conversations (requests and responses) that have passed through WebScarab.

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Jun 232008

Azureus, now called Vuze is a hi-res BitTorrent client written in JAVA. The BitTorrent protocol is a new way of exchanging or distributing data over the internet. Downloading also means uploading, and the amounts of each are linked, to ensure fairness and rapidity in the spread of the file at hand.

Azureus/Vuze allows you to

Search for torrents beyond Vuze straight from the client

Discover high quality, maverick content on the Vuze network

Download quickly and efficiently with intelligent bandwidth, queue and speed management

Download and stream high-quality content from the Vuze Network

Easily share torrents with Vuze “Friends” feature

Share bandwidth with “Friends” to get a “Friend Boost” and download faster

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