Being a security person, it is important that you keep track of the latest vulnerabilities, news and any sort that is related. Refer securitytracker.com, one of the many places you can get updated.
Firefox 5 has been a hassle these days. Thank someone that has found a vulnerability in Firefox 4.0.1 now I have to upgrade and to my outcome, it lags terribly. Only solution was to re-install but the same outcome over and over again did I encounter. Luckily, there’s Chrome for Linux and it is Chromium! You can do a quick “sudo apt-get install chromium” to install it.
Sick of just being able to push buttons and not know what you’re doing? Tired of seeing error messages in aircrack and being frozen because you have no real idea of what you’re typing? I saw a thread here from someone saying he’s sick of being a skiddie, so I figured I’d write this post up to explain how I went from being a skiddie to someone who knows his way around various protocols and techniques. Not that I consider myself a l337 hax0r, by any means. Most of the posters here would blow me away with their skill and knowledge. But I feel I’ve got some stuff to share, and my girlfriend is doing her own thing tonight, so I’m going to write this post up for you. For good or for evil. Read the rest of this entry »
As I am learning more about the SMB protocol for Windows, I came across Medusa. So first thing I did was try and hook it up with a dictionary and attack my Windows OS which is on Windows 7. After installing it, (see here to know how), I looked at the arguments and start cracking! I tried cracking using THC-HYDRA but I had some difficulties at first. The commands are pretty much the same if you look at it. Read the rest of this entry »
Something similar to THC-HYDRA, Medusa was written by JoMo-Kun from Foofus.
Medusa is intended to be a speedy, massively parallel, modular, login brute-forcer. The goal is to support as many services which allow remote authentication as possible. The author considers following items as some of the key features of this application:
Winfingerprint is a Win32 MFC VC++ .NET based security tool that is able to Determine OS, enumerate users, groups, shares, SIDs, transports, sessions, services, service pack and hotfix level, date and time, disks, and open tcp and udp ports.