This simple tutorial shows you how to use john the ripper to carry out dictionary based brute force attacks and crack passwords.
Encfs – Encrypted file system We often need to put some confidential data on the hard drive, in which case it becomes essential to have some kind of security mechanism to keep it hidden from unauthorised access of any kind. It could contain credit card numbers, bank statements and list of passwords for various online… Read More »
Hping Hping is a command line tool that can be used to generate packets on the network for scanning and diagnosis purpose. Its similar to the ping command that generates and sends icmp packets to a remote host to check if its alive or not. But hping has more features. Besides icmp, it can also… Read More »
Here is a list of port scanners that work on Ubuntu/Linux. 1. Angry IP Scanner Download and Install from http://www.angryip.org/ Fast and easy to use network scanner and port scanner. To scan ports got to Tools > Preferences > Ports > Port Selection Enter the ports you want to scan Start the scan. 4. Nmap… Read More »