This simple tutorial shows you how to use john the ripper to carry out dictionary based brute force attacks and crack passwords.
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
NMAP – Network Mapper Nmap is the most popular (and most featureful) port scanning tool out there. And although it appears like a small port scanning utility, it has a lot of hidden potential to serve as a powerful hacking tool. This is precisely what we shall try to work out in this article. In… Read More »
Tcpdump Tcpdump is a commandline network analyzer tool or more technically a packet sniffer. It can be thought of as the commandline version of wireshark (only to a certain extent, since wireshark is much more powerful and capable). As a commandline tool tcpdump is quite powerful for network analysis as filter expressions can be passed… Read More »
BSNL now a days is providing a adsl router made by SemIndia Systems and the model names are similar to DNA-A201 or DNA-A211-1. In this article we are going to hack into this router to learn more about it. You might not know that this small and innocent looking modem is actually a “Linux CPU”…. Read More »
Netcat is a commandline utility like telnet but with much more features. Learn to use netcat with these simple commands examples.
Arp-scan Arp-scan is a commandline utility for linux that can be used to scan the network of a certain interface for alive hosts. It shows the ip address and mac addresses of all the hosts/nodes found. Project website Install on ubuntu $ sudo apt-get install arp-scan The documentation can be found at Usage Quick example… Read More »
Nmap Nmap (Network Mapper) is the most popular port scanner and network discovery tool used. It can be used to scan a network for live hosts and scan hosts for open ports. Besides port scanning there are many more things that Nmap can do like OS identification, running user scripts etc. It is widely used… Read More »
Tsocks There are many network applications that do not have the option to specify a proxy or do not support the use of proxies. In such cases tsocks is a useful tool to wrap all network communication done by a program via a socks proxy. Project website Install on ubuntu $ sudo apt-get install tsocks… Read More »