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Network discovery tools

Filed under: infosec, networking, Penetration Testing, VA (Vulnerability Assessment) — Tags: — sandokan65 @ 16:18

Passwords cracking

Offline crackers

Online tools


Generating password hashes

  • Generating unix-style MD5 password hashes:
    • openssl passwd -1 -salt QIGCa pippo
    • produces: $1$QIGCa$/ruJs8AvmrknzKTzM2TYE.
  • Generating password hash for native system crypt() function:
    • perl -e ‘print crypt(“pippo”, “\$1\$QIGCa”),”\n”‘
    • produces: $1Su6NR9CFU/6


Related here: Default passwords, wordlist and Rainbow tables – https://eikonal.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/default-passwords/ | John The Ripper – https://eikonal.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/john-the-ripper/

MD5 crackers

Filed under: infosec — Tags: , , , , — sandokan65 @ 15:30

Online free lectures

Filed under: education — Tags: , , , — sandokan65 @ 11:39

GOTO: “Expand your mind” – https://eikonal.wordpress.com/2010/01/04/expand-your-mind/.

AES256 hardware encryption for USB Flash drives bypassed

Filed under: infosec — Tags: , , — sandokan65 @ 11:00

Note: Actually, it is not AES that was cracked/attacked, but the password entry mechanism used by Windows machines while accessing the content of USB Flash drives.

How to halt spread of an infectious disease with limited amount of vaccine

Filed under: complexity, health, small worlds — Tags: , — sandokan65 @ 10:38

The ArXiv blog has a new article (http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/arxiv/24623/) on the more sophisticated controls for the epidemics via targeted and timed applications of smaller doses of vaccines. The original research paper is at the arXiv: arXiv:1001.0170 “Speeding up disease extinction with a limited amount of vaccine” (by M. Khasin, M.I. Dykman, B. Meerson; 2009.12.31)http://arxiv.org/abs/1001.0170

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