Posts Tagged ‘brute force’

Scylla – Framework for Penetration Testing

Scylla is another tool that you can use for penetration testing protocols used by different applications. Scylla works with three basic stages, the pre-hack stage where the tool can readily obtain information about the remote application without resorting to brute-force attacks (something like enumeration). Here is where anti-anti-Brute Force techniques are implemented, such as getting [...]

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Artillery Combine Honeypot Monitoring and Prevention

Dave (ReL1K) Kennedy author of The Social-Engineering Toolkit (SET) have released last December another interesting tool written in python that helps to protect *nix based system with a combination of honeypot , monitoring and prevention systems. Honeypot is a good way to trick attacker by simulating a vulnerable system to attract hacker or a malicious [...]

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Brute Force & password recovery tools

There are an immense number of tools for Brute force and password recovery that have been created to help security specialist in pentesting and evaluate application and system password level security. Let’s start with Brutus AET2, from 2000 there were no update for this tool. But this tool appears as one of the fastest and [...]

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SSH Brute Force attack again!

Security Experts at sans warns IT Managers from a new type of SSH attack that can lead to compromise the server and open an administrator session on it. The Sans researchers warns of brute force-attack with objective to find usernames and passwords on the targeted servers. According to Daniel Wesemann at SANS Internet Storm Center [...]

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