Cracking an Ubuntu password with John the Ripper is very easy. All that is needed is a good wordlist and the John The Ripper utility. Install the John the Ripper password cracking utility. [email protected]:~/Documents/Windows$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~/Documents/Windows$ sudo apt install john Dump the Linux user account information to a file from the shadow and …

Starting a USB wireless interface in monitor mode. ┌─[[email protected]]─[/home/jason] └──╼ #airmon-ng start wlan1   Found 3 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to run ‘airmon-ng check kill’   PID Name 593 NetworkManager 749 wpa_supplicant 923 dhclient   PHY Interface Driver …

To start a Wireless interface in monitor mode, use this command. This will create a new interface that we may use to attempt to crack a wireless network. ┌─[[email protected]]─[/home/user] └──╼ #airmon-ng start wlan1   Found 2 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you …

The sslscan command for the Kali Linux penetration testing distribution is very useful for gaining an insight into the SSL configuration of a web site. Here is example usage on healthcare.gov… [email protected]:~# sslscan healthcare.gov Version: 1.10.5-static OpenSSL 1.0.2e-dev xx XXX xxxx   Testing SSL server healthcare.gov on port 443   TLS renegotiation: Secure session renegotiation …

Kali Linux runs very well in a VM, but having copy and paste to and from the Virtual Machine is very helpful. To get this working in VMware Pro 12, install these packages. Firstly, this one. [email protected]:~# apt-get install [email protected]:~# apt-get install open-vm-tools Then this one. [email protected]:~# apt-get install [email protected]:~# apt-get install open-vm-tools-desktop Then copy …

Below is a snippet of output from my Kali Linux session. I am trying to recover files from a USB thumb drive and I am having some success. [email protected]:/home/root/Desktop/files# foremost /dev/sdb1 -v -o /home/root/Desktop/files/ Foremost version 1.5.7 by Jesse Kornblum, Kris Kendall, and Nick Mikus Audit File   Foremost started at Thu Mar 12 11:12:06 …

Kali Linux has available to it a Ruby script that may be used to list all users on a WordPress website. Use the command below to scan a website for security vulnerabilties and see if there are any problems with the website. [email protected]:~# wpscan –url mywordpresssite.com –enumerate [email protected]:~# wpscan –url mywordpresssite.com –enumerate user Use this …

The update-grub command will update the grub menu on Kali Linux. [email protected]:~# update-grub Generating grub.cfg … Found background image: /usr/share/images/desktop-base/desktop-grub.png Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.12-kali1-amd64 Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.12-kali1-amd64 Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin Found memtest86+ multiboot image: /boot/memtest86+_multiboot.bin No volume groups found [email protected]:~# update-grub Generating grub.cfg … Found background image: /usr/share/images/desktop-base/desktop-grub.png Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.12-kali1-amd64 Found …

The lynis tool for Kali Linux allows you to scan your computer system for security vulnerabilities. Execute this command as root and this will allow you to find out if you have any problems with your installation. [email protected]:/home/homer# lynis –check-all   [ Lynis 1.4.1 ]   ################################################################################ Lynis comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is …

The new Kali Linux distribution allows installation in a VMware virtual machine. This enables integration with a local area network and scanning of vulnerabilities. One good vulnerability scanner is wpscan. This is a vulnerability scanner that is used to scan websites running WordPress for security vulnerabilities. This makes it very useful for a webmaster. You …