17 Actions for Staying Anonymous on the Internet

Prerequisites: Physical: Laptop, debian or other Linux install file Software: gcc, g++, make, libncurses5-dev, patch, srm, tor, proxychains, ssh, pidgin, pidgin-otr, wpa_supplicant, mac-address-changer Here, we will discuss a great number of things you can do to keep yourself as anonymous … Continue reading

Useful Linux WiFi Commands

NOTE: NOT ALL CARDS/FIRMWARE SUPPORT ALL OF THE COMMANDS LISTED BELOW. Note: To connect your Linux machine to a WLAN using WPA, WPA2 or 802.1X you will need to use WPA Supplicant Connecting to an OPEN / WEP WLAN (DHCP) … Continue reading

How to Hack: Fingerprint Web Servers Using Httprint

If you are following my site, you have undoubtedly read a few ways to identify what system a server is running. Probably the simplest way is to use netcat and connect to port 80 and pull the webserver banner. The … Continue reading

Find Openings in Firewalls with Firewalk in Linux/UNIX

Access control lists represent an important first line of defense on most networks, since they are commonly used on routers to limit the protocols allowed to pass to host systems behind the router. Firewalk is an open source tool that … Continue reading

John the Ripper Basics Tutorial

I wrote this tutorial as best I could to try to explain to the newbie how to operate JTR. Remember, this is a newbie tutorial, so I won’t go into detail with all of the features. JTR is a program … Continue reading

15 Hacking Tools to Start Your Journey

1. Nmap I think everyone has heard of this one, recently evolved into the 4.x series. Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is a free open source utility for network exploration or security auditing. It was designed to rapidly scan large networks, although … Continue reading

Tutorial: Crack Private and Public SNMP Passwords Using Onesixtyone on Kali

In a recent tutorial, I showed how the SNMP protocol can be a gold mine of information for reconnaissance on a potential target. If you haven’t already, I strongly suggest that you read it before progressing here, as little of … Continue reading

Wordlists for Password Cracking and Other Brute Force Resources

Brute Forcing and Dictionary Attacks are two methods of getting the same result, a password. Dictionary Cracking can mostly rely on the quality of your word list. Quite often, I have people ask me where they can get wordlists. It … Continue reading

Historical Hacking Philes: Improving the Security of Your Site by Breaking Into it (1993)

Dan Farmer Wietse Venema Sun Microsystems Eindhoven University of Technology 2550 garcia ave MS PAL1-407 P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Mountain View CA 94043 Eindhoven, NL zen@sun.com wietse@wzv.win.tue.nl Introduction ———— Every day, all over the world, computer networks and hosts … Continue reading

Max Headroom’s List of Acronyms – pt 1 (1990’s)

A lot of you are probably feeling the same I way am right at the moment I am writing this file. I just got done applying for a nice board and I simply went blank while filling out the New … Continue reading

Historical Hacking Philes: ARPANET Information Brochure (1985)

ARPANET INFORMATION BROCHURE DECEMBER 1985   Editor: Stephen C. Dennett Elizabeth J. Feinler Francine Perillo Additional copies of this document may be obtained from the DDN Network Information Center, SRI International, 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Room EJ291, Menlo Park, CA 94025, or from … Continue reading

How to Hack: Use Wireshark to Capture, Filter, and Inspect Packets

Wireshark, a network analysis tool formerly known as Ethereal, captures packets in real time and display them in human-readable format. Wireshark includes filters, color-coding and other features that let you dig deep into network traffic and inspect individual packets. This … Continue reading