To crack a Fedora Core password hash easily, the john the ripper utility will come in handy. This allows cracking of Linux passwords without much fuss as long as the password is in the wordlist. Install the utility. [[email protected] Documents]# dnf install john Then it is necessary to make a copy of the /etc/shadow file …

Getting wireless network information from Windows 7 is easy with CMD and netsh. This post will show how easy this is without admin access. Listing all visible wireless networks on the machine with netsh. C:\Users\Corporal Kerry>netsh wlan show profile   Profiles on interface Wireless Network Connection:   Group policy profiles (read only) ——————————— <None>   …

Cracking the Cisco telnet password on a Cisco 2960 switch is very easy when you are using the hydra password cracking tool. I used this command to crack the telnet login. hydra -P password.lst 10.42.0.87 cisco This is the password cracking session that resulted in me cracking the telnet login. [email protected]:~# hydra -P password.lst 10.42.0.87 …

The shuf command for Linux allows a command-line user to select a given number of random words from a wordlist. [[email protected] ~]$ shuf -n 8 /usr/share/dict/words amphivasal thoracically U. bluet Dabih thioamid taxiing convictism[[email protected] ~]$ shuf -n 8 /usr/share/dict/words amphivasal thoracically U. bluet Dabih thioamid taxiing convictism This can be used to generate a word …

Cracking a SHA512 Debian password hash with oclhashcat on Debian 8.0. I am using a Radeon HD6670 card and I created a user with the crappy password of “password”. Then I downloaded oclHashcat 1.37 and used this to crack the password using the GPU. This is the password hash in the /etc/shadow file. fred:$6$5l70Gupv$xBTxhCSexudn5jJ9hampIfTK0KIR3nqK1K1Rxye.OA5obtKArO7jgftjJtVSdp31MPxItEPmOuWhbgBvp0wqn.:16737:0:99999:7:::fred:$6$5l70Gupv$xBTxhCSexudn5jJ9hampIfTK0KIR3nqK1K1Rxye.OA5obtKArO7jgftjJtVSdp31MPxItEPmOuWhbgBvp0wqn.:16737:0:99999:7::: The …

This command will set a passphrase for the server pem file for OpenVPN on Linux. I setup a VPN configuration on Ubuntu and forgot to set the passphrase. This is how I managed to set one. [email protected]:~$ sudo openssl rsa -des3 -in server-key.pem -out server2.pem Enter pass phrase for server-key.pem: writing RSA key Enter PEM …

If you have appended this to the end of the grub command line to change a lost password: init=/bin/bash Ubuntu and you get this error. [email protected]:~# passwd jason Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password: passwd: Authentication token manipulation error passwd: password unchanged Then you may fix this by remounting the filesystem read-write. Accomplish …

The net command may be used to get information from a Windows PC. Below is an example. I am reading the time from a Windows 7 Ultimate PC. [email protected]:/home/homer# net time -I 192.168.100.5 Fri Jul 11 11:22:32 2014 This command shows the network shares that my Windows 7 Ultimate installation has, I am connected to …

http://codex.wordpress.org/User:MichaelH/Orphaned_Plugins_needing_Adoption/Emergency. This PHP script when run on a web server will allow a web master to reset the Administrator password for a WordPress installation. This is another good way to reset the password if you forget it. If you have access to the MySQL command-line you may also use that to reset the password. The …

How to view the Admin account in the WordPress database using MySQL. mysql> select * from wp_users where user_login = "Admin"; +—-+————+————————————+—————+————————+——————————+———————+———————+————-+————–+ | ID | user_login | user_pass | user_nicename | user_email | user_url | user_registered | user_activation_key | user_status | display_name | +—-+————+————————————+—————+————————+——————————+———————+———————+————-+————–+ | 1 | Admin | $P$Bt0QTjses0mAaASZtqYbcnz8zalQK71 | admin | [email protected] | …