Lisa explore the various types of password cracking techniques. Explore how black hat hackers try to gain access to a system. Understand the process for guessing a password though reconnaissance and information gathering on a target. Compare the steps and efficiency of brute force, hybrid, and dictionary attacks.
- [Voiceover] Although there are various types…of password cracking techniques,…guessing a password is pretty much the most efficient…and can be done if someone uses an easy to remember password…such as a pet's name, or has even left the default value.…Perhaps during the information gathering phase,…you've learned their pet's name…and that would be something you could try.…I'm at this website, Password Random,…which here we can see a list of common passwords…that you might try.…
In fact, they've even put the md5 hash value in it as well.…In addition, default passwords are left…on a device or application many times…and here we see that there is a list of default passwords,…and again, we might try these.…I'll scroll down, take a look at for example, Apache.…Here we can see the different versions of Apache…and the different user ID's and passwords.…This is especially true when it comes to home,…or small office home routers,…but could be applied to a company as well.…
In fact, in a recent news article,…it states that over 60% of confirmed data breaches…
These tutorials, along with the other courses featured in the Ethical Hacking series, will prepare students to pass the Certified Ethical Hacker exam and start a career in this in-demand field. Find out more about the exam at https://www.eccouncil.org/programs/certified-ethical-hacker-ceh/.
- Acquiring passwords
- Generating rainbow tables
- Understanding where passwords are stored
- Defending against privilege escalation
- Understanding spyware
- Protecting against keylogging
- Detecting steganography
- How hackers cover their tracks
Skill Level Intermediate
1. System Hacking Overview
2. Gaining Access
3. Privilege Escalation
6. Hiding in Plain Sight
7. Cover Your Tracks
How to cover your tracks2m 34s
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