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Google hacking tutorial

Using search engines as a hacking tool Google hacking involves using special search terms in the google search engine to narrow down the search results to something very specific. Hackers use it to find vulnerable or exploitable websites, servers and confidental/sensitive data that got exposed to the internet due to poor security. Google search supports several advanced operators that can be used ...

Install and run sqlmap on windows

Sqlmap is the most popular tool for automated exploitation of sql injection vulnerability and database takeover. Its written in python is cross platform. If you are using Backtrack then sqlmap comes pre packaged in it. In this post I am going to show you the simple process to setup and run sqlmap on windows. Download and install python Since sqlmap is written ...

Email harvesting with metasploit | tutorial

Out of the many useful auxiliary modules that metasploit has, one is called search_email_collector which searches google, bing and yahoo for email addresses associated to a particular domain. This is useful in automated information gathering during a penetration test program. The location inside msfconsole is auxiliary/gather/search_email_collector So lets try it out. Launch msfconsole. I am using backtrack. In backtrack msfconsole can ...

Hack windows machines with social engineering toolkit | java signed applet method

In a previous post we saw how to exploit remote windows machines using and doing some social engineering on the user. In this post we shall try a similar hack using the social engineering toolkit. Social engineering toolkit (SET) is an exploitation framework for social engineering attacks like phishing etc. Launch SET. In back track it can be found in ...

Hack online webcams with google

Google Hacking Google hacking is about searching the google search engine of things that are not supposed to be publicly seen. These could include files, data, other sensitive information and even access to hardware devices like webcams. In this post we are going to see how easy it is to find online webcams that are accessible over the internet (ofcourse due ...

Hack remote windows machines with metasploit | Java signed applet method

Signed Java Applet exploit In this demonstration of metasploit we shall see how to hack almost any kind of windows machine using the signed java applet technique. This is a social engineering attack that would require the victim to open a url and allow the java applet to run in the browser. This exploit works in any browser but requires the ...

Find online windows machines using metasploit

In this post I am going to show you, how to discover windows machines online. These windows machines are desktop users connected to the internet. Many windows versions are known to have vulnerabilities that can be exploited with metasploit by just using the ip address of the system. So the first step would be to find out such machines if ...

Ping sweep the network with nmap

Ping Sweep Ping sweep is the process of pinging an entire range of network ip addresses to find out which ones are online or alive. Nmap is an excellent tool to do this quickly and effectively. Here is the command $ nmap -sP 192.168.1.1-255 Starting Nmap 6.00 ( http://nmap.org ) at 2013-04-16 18:16 IST Nmap scan report for 192.168.1.1 Host is up (0.0079s latency). Nmap scan ...

Hack gmail password with social engineering toolkit (SET)

Social Engineering Toolkit Social engineering toolkit is the most powerful tool for performing social engineering attacks. It is the metasploit of social engineering in a way. It provides a very easy user interface to perform attacks like phishing, browser exploitation etc. In this tutorial we are going to see how it can be used to perform phishing attack to try to ...

How to hack remote database with sqlmap

In the previous post on we learnt how to use sqlmap to hack a vulnerable web application and fetch the list of databases, tables, columns and data rows. In this post we shall see how to do some simple fingerprinting on the remote database to find valuable information that can be used to assist in further exploitation of a ...

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