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LastPass. HYDRA - fast and flexible network login hacker. [0x00] News and Changelog Check out the feature sets and services coverage page - including a speed comparison against ncrack and medusa (yes, we win :-) ) Development just moved to a public github repository: There is a new section below for online tutorials.

HYDRA - fast and flexible network login hacker

Read below for Linux compilation notes. CHANGELOG for 8.3 =================== ! Development moved to a public github repository: * Support for upcoming OpenSSL 1.1 added. needs testing. * Fixed hydra redo bug (issue #113) * Updated xhydra for new hydra features and options * Some more command line error checking * Ensured unneeded sockets are closed You can also take a look at the full CHANGES file [0x01] Introduction Welcome to the mini website of the THC Hydra project. Number one of the biggest security holes are passwords, as every password security study shows. Hydra is a parallized login cracker which supports numerous protocols to attack. Brute Forcing Passwords and Word List Resources. Brute force, even though it's gotten so fast, is still a long way away from cracking long complex passwords.

Brute Forcing Passwords and Word List Resources

That's were word lists come in handy. It's usually the crackers first go-to solution, slam a word list against the hash, if that doesn't work, try rainbow tables (if they happen to have the tables for that specific hash type), and then the full on brute force. Some would say those first two steps are reversed, and it really is the choice of the the person doing it and the word lists they have to work with. Matt Weir and company created a cool tool that has the best of both worlds, Dictionary based Rainbow Tables with Dr-Crack, which you can find here: But, back to the reason of this post, word lists.

I like to keep 3 size word lists: 1. small and fast: usually based on the output of one of the tools i'm about to tell you about. Massive collection of password wordlists to recover your lost password. Biometrics.gov - Introduction to Biometrics. The NSTC Subcommittee on Biometrics and Identity Management developed this introductory material in order to better communicate both within the government and with other interested parties.

Biometrics.gov - Introduction to Biometrics

Stating facts and discussing related issues in a consistent, understandable manner, will enable smoother integration of privacy-protective biometric solutions. Federal agencies are working to ensure that their outreach activities are consistent with, and occasionally reference, this suite of documents so that the public, press and Congress are able to easily understand their plans and discuss them productively. The Subcommittee encourages other entities to also use and reference this material. The background material here was developed in 2006. While the basic background information is still accurate, and useful for those new to the field, some of the more specific information on operational activities and specific standards are understandably dated.

Introduction Technologies. OAuth Community Site. OpenID Foundation website. Why Salt is good for you: Handling passwords in web applications. How I Cracked your Windows Password (Part 1) AdvertisementGFI LanGuard your virtual security consultant.

How I Cracked your Windows Password (Part 1)

Scan your LAN for any vulnerability and automate patch management for Windows, Mac OS & Linux. How I Cracked your Windows Password (Part 2) If you would like to read the first part in this article series please go to How I Cracked your Windows Password (Part 1).

How I Cracked your Windows Password (Part 2)

Introduction In the first part of this series we examined password hashes and the mechanisms Windows utilizes to create and store those values. We also touched upon the weaknesses of each method and possible avenues that can be used to crack those passwords. Oxid.it - Home. John the Ripper password cracker. John the Ripper is free and Open Source software, distributed primarily in source code form.

John the Ripper password cracker

If you would rather use a commercial product tailored for your specific operating system, please consider John the Ripper Pro, which is distributed primarily in the form of "native" packages for the target operating systems and in general is meant to be easier to install and use while delivering optimal performance. This version integrates lots of contributed patches adding GPU support (OpenCL and CUDA), support for a hundred of additional hash and cipher types (including popular ones such as NTLM, raw MD5, etc., and even things such as encrypted OpenSSH private keys, ZIP and RAR archives, PDF files, etc.), as well as some optimizations and features.

Unfortunately, its overall quality is lower than the official version's. Requires OpenSSL. There are unofficial binary builds (by John the Ripper user community members) for Windows, Linux, Solaris, and Mac OS X. Understanding /etc/shadow file. ByVivek GiteonFebruary 23, 2006 last updated November 20, 2015 inBASH Shell, CentOS, Debian / Ubuntu, FreeBSD, HP-UX Unix, Linux, RedHat and Friends, Solaris-Unix, Suse, Ubuntu Linux, UNIX, User Management Can you explain /etc/shadow file format used under Linux or UNIX-like system?

Understanding /etc/shadow file

The /etc/shadow file stores actual password in encrypted format for user’s account with additional properties related to user password i.e. it stores secure user account information. Strong Random Password Generator. RANDOM.ORG - Password Generator. <p style="background-color:#ffff90;padding: 0em .5em 0em .5em;font-size:.9em"><strong>Warning:</strong> Your browser does not support JavaScript &#8211; RANDOM.ORG may not work as expected</p> Do you own an iOS or Android device?

RANDOM.ORG - Password Generator

Check out our app! This form allows you to generate random passwords. The randomness comes from atmospheric noise, which for many purposes is better than the pseudo-random number algorithms typically used in computer programs. The passwords generated by this form are transmitted to your browser securely (via SSL) and are not stored on the RANDOM.ORG server. Lorrie Faith Cranor: What’s wrong with your pa$$w0rd? List of Rainbow Tables. This page lists the rainbow tables we generated.

List of Rainbow Tables