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 Wikipedia defines hping as : hping is a free packet generator and analyzer for the TCP/IP protocol distributed by Salvatore Sanfilippo (also known as Antirez). Hping is one of the de facto tools for security auditing and testing of firewalls and networks, and was used to exploit the idle scan scanning technique (also invented… 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 »