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Creating your own Password list

If you want to create a customised password list for a specific target (client, I hope), this article is for you. It’s basically just a re-write of “https://karimlalji.wordpress.com/2018/04/26/password-guessing-mangle-a-custom-wordlist-with-cewl-and-hashcat/” which I’ll probably forget later so I’m documenting here. We don’t just want a list of passwords, we want a list of

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Mount SysInternals over HTTP on Linux

This article demonstrates how to mount “https://live.sysinternals.com/tools” on Linux so that it’s accessible at “/mnt/sysinternals”, for example. On CentOS: yum install davfs2 On Ubuntu: apt install davfs2 Mount it: mount -t davfs https://live.sysinternals.com/tools /mnt/sysinternals Now you can access it at: # ls /mnt/sysinternals/ accesschk64.exe diskext.exe pipelist.exe RegDelNull.exe accesschk.exe Diskmon.exe PORTMON.CNT

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Pen Testing Tools – Stuff we all need

This article is mostly a cheat sheet for things pen-testers need. Obviously there’s a little picking and choosing depending on the need. Nmap: Ubuntu: apt install nmap CentOS: yum install nmap Nikto: Ubuntu: apt install nikto CentOS: yum install nikto Mimikatz: https://sourceforge.net/projects/mimikatz.mirror/files/latest/download Hydra: Ubuntu: apt install hydra Cewl: Ubuntu: apt

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Configure Metasploit with NMap and the Database – Advanced

This article walks you through the process of installing, configuring and running scans using Metasploit and Nmap. Both CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 20.04 are discussed. Our objective is to be able to run nmap scans and have the results go into a database so we can filter the results later

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GeoBlocking with Apache on CentOS and Ubuntu

This article describes how to protect your Apache web server by restricting which countries can access it. We’re using Apache on CentOS 7 but Ubuntu instructions are included and are very similar. I’ve given two examples; one on whitelisting everything except what we want to block, and blacklisting everything except

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