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Ethical Hacking-Your Way To The World Of IT Security

Ethical Hacking-Your Way To The World Of IT Security
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Index | Backtrack Tutorials Let’s Encrypt Brings Free HTTPS to the World: 2015 in Review When we look back at 2015, we will remember this as the year we launched our most ambitious technology project to date. EFF, Mozilla, and our partners gave the world the Let's Encrypt certificate authority. Certificates became available to the public on December 3. Let's Encrypt makes getting a digital certificate for an Internet site fast, free, and easy, so sites can easily enable HTTPS encryption (and some other encrypted protocols). We know online encryption is essential. So for the past three years, EFF and our partners from Mozilla and the University of Michigan, plus a range of sponsors, pursued a plan to automate the process, removing financial cost and technical challenge. Let's Encrypt has had a terrific reception. Since HTTPS only protects connections between users and websites, it isn't a panacea for all online privacy risks. This article is part of our Year In Review series; read other articles about the fight for digital rights in 2015.

Norse - Live Attack Intelligence Traditional signature- and policy-based network security systems are reactive and often rely on incomplete data that is not up to date. As the effectiveness of these solutions continues to decline, organizations are being exposed to increased risk of security breaches, data exfiltration, loss of reputation and revenue from today's advanced cyber threats. Norse DarkViking™ is a patented SaaS service that gathers "dark intelligence" from the parts of the Internet where bad actors operate and delivers an actionable risk score that enables organizations to drastically increase their overall security posture. DarkViking delivers machine-readable threat intelligence (MRTI) that can be integrated with an organization's existing security products and network devices. Through a flexible RESTful API or direct solution level integration, DarkViking improves existing security solutions' ability to detect and block today's cyber threats and advanced malware before they enter the network.

Blue For The Pineapple …. Background The WiFi Pineapple, was a device coined by the Hak5 ( Team back in 2008. Originally it was a hacked Fon/Fonera AccessPoint (AP) with Karma patches applied to hostapd. Back then Digninja (Robin wood) called it Jasager ( it was called this because the AP software answered “Yes” to all WiFi Beacon Frames; if a WiFi client was looking for the SSID BTOpenzone the Pineapple(or Jasager) would reply “That’s Me!” As the device was small, it was a running joke to hide it within an actual pineapple. The original Fon device only had a finite amount of processing power and memory, and attacks were limited, any extensive process and the watchdog process would trigger and reset the device (assuming a DoS condition was occurring). Blue for the Pineapple… So back to the main topic. Our walkthrough is below, but here is the part list: TPLink WR703N – $20(USD)4GB San Cruiser FIT USB Drive – $8(USD) Install Openwrt For version 1.7….. Install: Reboot.

Come To Hack: 100+ Free Hacking Tools To Become Powerful Hacker Wondering which software is used for hacking? What is the best software for hacking password? We have created a list of useful hacking tools and software that will help you do you job much easier. Ethical hacking and online security involves a lot efforts. Many tools are used to test and keep software secure. A hacking tool is a computer program or software which helps a hacker to hack a computer system or a computer program. Password Cracker Software A password cracker software, which is often referred to as a password recovery tool, can be used to crack or recover the password either by removing the original password, after bypassing the data encryption, or by outright discovery of the password. In the next section you would be getting familiar with some of the popular Password Cracker tools which are used by hackers for password cracking. Ophcrack It is a free password cracker software which is based on the effective implementation of the rainbow tables. Medusa RainbowCrack Wfuzz Brutus P0f

Equation Group: Meet the NSA 'gods of cyber espionage' Over the last couple of years we have been hearing about ever more sophisticated pieces of malware. From Stuxnet and Flame to Gauss and most recently Regin, all have shown increasing levels of technical prowess and all have been linked in some way with the US government. These were thought to be the pinnacle of a huge investment in offensive cyber capabilities by the world's wealthiest country. That was, until we learned about Equation. Described by Kaspersky Lab, the Moscow-based security company which uncovered it, as "an almost omnipotent cyberespionage organisation", the group has been called the "God of cyberespionage" and may have been operating undetected for almost two decades. While Kaspersky's report reveals much about the group, it barely touches the surface of the capabilities of what is likely the most highly-prized jewel in the NSA's cyberespionage crown. What is the Equation group? Finally, an advanced keylogger known as Grok is referenced in the Equation team's source code.

Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Analysis - Home unix-ninja :: A cheat-sheet for password crackers In this article I am going to share some bash scripting commands and regular expressions which I find useful in password cracking. Most of the time, we find hashes to crack via shared pastes websites (the most popular of them being Pastebin.) Isolating the hashes by hand can be a time consuming process; for that reason we are going to use regular expressions to make our life easier! Extract md5 hashes # egrep -oE '(^|[^a-fA-F0-9])[a-fA-F0-9]{32}([^a-fA-F0-9]|$)' *.txt | egrep -o '[a-fA-F0-9]{32}' > md5-hashes.txt An alternative could be with sed # sed -rn 's/. Note: The above regexes can be used for SHA1, SHA256 and other unsalted hashes represented in hex. Extract valid MySQL-Old hashes # grep -e "[0-7][0-9a-f]\{7\}[0-7][0-9a-f]\{7\}" *.txt > mysql-old-hashes.txt Extract blowfish hashes # grep -e "\$2a\\$\08\\$\(.\)\{75\}" *.txt > blowfish-hashes.txt Extract Joomla hashes Extract VBulletin hashes Extraxt phpBB3-MD5 # egrep -o '\$H\$\S{31}' *.txt > phpBB3-md5.txt Extract Wordpress-MD5 Faster sorting

Security War Games Information security keeps evolving, but our educational methods are not evolving rapidly enough to win the cold cyberwar Let's face it: Protecting your technical environment from internal and external attacks isn't much different than the age-old wars fought since mankind picked up a rock. The goal is to keep people in and/or keep people out. How are you preparing your Blue Team from getting decimated on the virtual battlefield? When it comes to information security, I've always found the "traditional" classroom-based training difficult to retain and recall at a moment's notice unless it was a hands-on exercise. Update: A reader caught my bad math. Oh, I forgot to mention that we did this without the instructor's knowledge. I barely recall other lessons the instructor presented, but I will never forget how we educated each other through unsanctioned war games. Our brains haven't evolved enough during the past 16 years to change how it stores data, but our wisdom has. More Insights

IntroX86 Creator: Xeno Kovah @XenoKovah License: Creative Commons: Attribution, Share-Alike ( Class Prerequisites: Must have a basic understanding of the C programming language, as this class will show how C code corresponds to assembly code. Lab Requirements: Requires a Windows system with Visual C++ Express Edition. Requires a Linux system with gcc and gdb, and the CMU binary bomb installed (use the one below, that link now holds the 64 bit version and this is the 32 bit class). Class Textbook: “Professional Assembly Language” by Richard Blum. Recommended Class Duration: 2-3 days Creator Available to Teach In-Person Classes: Yes Author Comments: Intel processors have been a major force in personal computing for more than 30 years. 25% of the time will be spent bootstrapping knowledge of fully OS-independent aspects of Intel architecture. 50% will be spent learning Windows tools and analysis of simple programs. The instructor-led lab work will include:

The Father of Online Anonymity Has a Plan to End the Crypto War It’s been more than 30 years since David Chaum launched the ideas that would serve as much of the groundwork for anonymity online. In doing so, he also helped spark the debate that’s endured ever since, over the anarchic freedoms that digital secrecy enables—the conflict between privacy advocates and governments known today as the “crypto wars.” Now Chaum has returned with his first online privacy invention in more than a decade. And with it, he wants to bring those crypto wars to an end. At the Real World Crypto conference at Stanford University today, Chaum plans to present for the first time a new encryption scheme he calls PrivaTegrity. Like other tools Chaum has spent his long career developing, PrivaTegrity is designed to allow fully secret, anonymous communications that no eavesdropper can crack, whether a hacker or an intelligence agency. Anyone using PrivaTegrity for something “generally recognized as evil” can have their anonymity and privacy stripped altogether.

Top 50 Hacking Tools That You Must Have Whether you are a Penetration tester, a hacker or an aspiring newbie trying to learn Cyber Security, you must have a nice catalogue of tools to make your life easier. While these tools do make working simpler but cannot compensate for the vast amount of knowledge required in this field. In this post i’m going to mention 50 different tools under 9 categories that your ‘Hack Lab’ must have. Most of the tools mentioned in this post are pre-included in Kali Linux which you can install to have them at once. Intrusion Detection Systems :- These are the tools you must have if you’re building a hack lab for penetration testing or for any security arrangement. SnortNetCop Encryption Tools :- While the above tools do identify any suspicious activity but they can’t protect your data, you need encryption tools for that. TrueCrypt (The project has been shut down and no longer supported)OpenSSHPuttyOpenSSLTorOpenVPNStunnelKeePass Port Scanners :- NmapSuperscanAngry IP Scanner Packet Sniffers :- Enjoy..!!

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