Cracking

What are Rainbow Tables and why would I need them?

So you may have heard about these things called rainbow tables. Maybe you thought, "What the hell is a rainbow table? Some kind of new Skittles?" and that would be ok. Well, what if I told you they are magic tables to figure out hidden hash passwords? Ok, maybe they aren't truly magic but they sure will seem that way.  Rainbow tables are a very organized, precision way to crack password hashes. It may take quite awhile, as cracking hashes Continue reading

What is Babysploit?

So there is a neat little toolkit, originally written for Kali, call Babysploit. Babysploit was designed as a smaller, learning toolset similar to MetaSploit. So, if MetaSploit seems a bit heavy for you at first you can always install and… Continue reading

Tutorial 12 – Creating and using a wordlist

In this tutorial I will go over how to create your own wordlists used for cracking passwords in hash files, including how to create a targeted wordlist for a specific target. I will also introduce you to a handy little tool to help you choose just the right wordlist to use for an attack. Enjoy! Continue reading