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

Crack Wifi Encryption with Kali Linux – Fern Wifi Cracker for WEP Hacking

Today we will cover cracking WEP Wifi Network Encryption with Fern Wifi Cracker. This Hacking tool comes prepacked in Kali Linux. This is a relatively simple process anyone can do with the proper equipment and following this tutorial. First you … 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

How To Hack: Kali Linux Router Password Hack Using Medusa

Medusa is described as a “speedy, massively parallel, modular, login brute-forcer” with modules available to support almost any service that allows remote authentication using a password, including: CVS, FTP, HTTP, IMAP, MS-SQL, MySQL, POP3, PostgreSQL, SMTP-AUTH, Telnet and VNC. Medusa … Continue reading

Mimikatz: Windows Powershell Script for Dumping Local and Domain Passwords

clymb3r recently posted a script called “Invoke-Mimikatz.ps1” basically what this does is reflectively injects mimikatz into memory, calls for all the logonPasswords and exits. It even checks the targets architecture (x86/x64) first and injects the correct DLL. This is really … Continue reading

How to Hack: Snatch the Sysadmin Password from Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)

One of the keys to becoming a professional and successful hacker is to think creatively. There is always a way to get into any network or system, if you think creatively. In previous tutorials, I have demonstrated ways to crack … Continue reading

How To Hack: Online Dictionary Attack with Hydra

1. Introduction When an attacker wants to learn credentials for an online system, he can use brute force or a dictionary attack. This article introduces these two types of attack and explains how to launch an online dictionary attack using … Continue reading

Four Ways Hackers Crack a Facebook Password and How to Protect Yourself

Everyone is addicted to Facebook. Admit it, your Mom and your Brother are on it and as soon as you turn 13, you will be signing up too! Lol, j/k… This has led Facebook to break record numbers with over … Continue reading

Some Interesting Google Dorks

Google Dorks

Evidence has been found of certain documents around the web holding passwords and other vital information that many probably don’t want revealed. Here is a list of interesting Google Dorks that uncover some of these documents. This is for purposes … Continue reading

(How To) Kali Linux: Intercept Secure Passwords from HTTPS SSL with Ettercap and sslstrip

Here I will be showing how to setup ettercap settings on Kali Linux, then we will proceed to do a man in the middle attack on a wireless network. I will be using ettercap and sslstrip to do this. The … Continue reading