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Published on May 10th, 2012 | by MaxiSoler

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OWASP Mantra – Lexicon v0.91 Beta Released

OWASP Mantra is such an innovative product, a security framework built on top of a browser. Its cross platform, portable and can run out of the box. You can take it with you where ever you go in absolutely any rewritable media including memory cards, flash drives and portable hard disks. More over, Mantra can be used for both offensive security and defensive security related tasks which makes it incredible.

Changelog Lexicon v0.91 Beta

OWASP Mantra Security Toolkit 0.91 beta, code named Lexicon is based on Firefox 12 and works out of the box on Windows, Linux and Macintosh platforms.

  • New Features
  • Known Issues
  • Download Links

New Features

  • Firefox 12: Lexicon uses Firefox 12 as the base, and brings in many improvements.
  • NoRedirect Extension:It will help you to take control of the HTTP redirects. This is one of the amazing extensions of Firefox we have ever seen.
  • FireEncrypter: Encryption, decryption and hashing functions right in your browser.
  • Ra.2: A black box DOM-based XSS Scanner
  • Neat and light right click context menu: The main right click context menu is more clean and organized.

 

Known issues

Error messages
During start-up of Lexicon in Linux, authentication errors are displayed in the shell, however, the application runs smooth without any issues. Link

Lexicon and Firefox not running together 
A temporary fix is available and can be seen here

Translation is far away from perfect
We are trying our best to make it perfect, and you can help us by contributing.

No upgrading option
We strongly recommend you to use a fresh build of Mantra Lexicon and not to upgrade Firefox base from previous versions. Many of the extensions available today are not compatible with latest versions of Firefox. Apart from that, using them as it is will result in a very cluttered menus since they make their entries into toolbar, context menus and status bar. We have applied some minor changes to those extensions to fix these issues. Upgrading those extensions automatically might break some functionality so we strongly recommend you to keep automatic updates turned off.

Download OWASP Mantra – Lexicon v0.91 Beta

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