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Top 10 Penetration Testing Distributions – 2018 Update

For those who are interested in learning how to do Penetration Testing, there are many tools and operating  systems are available, but very few targets to practice against safely – not to mention legally. For many, learning penetration tactics has been through attacking systems on the Internet. While this might provide a wealth of opportunities and […]

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Crack WPA2-PSK with Aircrack – Dictionary Attack Method

WPA/WPA2 vastly improves the security of wireless networks; however, the extra protection comes at the price of added complexity to the protocol. Although WPA was developed with security in mind, it does have its own flaws that we can take advantage of. At a high level, WPA attacks can be broken down into two categories: attacks against authentication and […]

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Apache Server Hardening – Kali Linux 2017

The Apache Web server is a remarkable piece of software. The basic package distributed by the Apache Software Foundation is quite complete and very powerful, and a lot of effort has gone into keeping it from suffering software bloat. One facet of the package makes it especially remarkable: it includes extensibility by design. Apache is the dominant […]

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Kali Linux 2017.3 – A 3rd release in year 2017

Kali Linux is a Linux-based penetration testing operating system that aids security professionals in performing assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to security and hacking. Kali Linux is a distribution based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution aimed at digital forensics and penetration testing use. It is a successor to the popular BackTrack distribution(BT). Kali […]

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Armitage – In-depth Windows Exploitation (GUI) – 2017

It’s difficult to talk about any system in a vacuum, especially a system that is so widely deployed in so many roles as Windows in all of its flavors. To see how easily tools like Metasploit Framework can remotely exploit Windows vulnerability, we’ll use the GUI version of Metasploit Framework which is so called as […]

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A Brief Overview of Kali Linux Tools

Kali Linux offers a number of customized tools designed for Penetration Testing. Tools are categorized in the following groups as seen in the drop-down menu shown in the following screenshot: Information Gathering: These are Reconnaissance tools used to gather data on your target network and devices. Tools range from identifying devices to protocols used. Examples: […]

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Kali Linux 2017.2 Updated and Newly Added Tools List

Kali Linux 2017.2 was released on September 20, 2017. This release is a roll-up of all updates and fixes since our 2017.1 release in April. More than a dozen Open Source tools present on GitHub have been added to this release. This article showcases the tools that have been added to the latest release along with their […]

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Kali Linux 2017.2 has been released with new tools

Kali Linux is a Debian-based distribution with a collection of security and forensics tools. The new version of Kali Linux i.e. 2017.2 is already been out with awesome features and is available for your download. In April 2017, 2017.1 version was released and now just after 5 months, the 2017.2 version is released. The project’s […]