An attack using every possible input to attempt to produce the correct output. Typically the method of last resort when no weakness allows the use of a more restricted input set. E.g. trying all possible (or likely) passwords, in an attempt to guess the correct one.
I recently noticed an SMTP session on my server which started when a remote host connected but never seemed to result in any emails being delivered. I could see that it was probably a SPAM site and so ...
I'm currently doing research on cracking encrypted, compressed files (specifically: uif, zip, 7z, dmg). Looking at all the utilities out there, it seems the time it takes to crack something is ...
I have often seen that takes x amount of time to crack a certain length password. But this just seems to be the amount of time it takes to iterate through all the possibilities. What about the time it ...
I've been reading up about rainbow tables as I think they're quite interesting cause they're actually a pretty simple concept. Anyway, I was wondering, has anyone been involved in actually generating ...
Do you know any good approach for de-hashing/actually bruteforcing hashed passwords in the shadow file? On various operating systems, any good solutions/methods/programs. Or is it better to upload ...
I'm not talking in particular about encryption, but security as a whole. Are there any security measures that can be put in place to protect data and/or a system that can withstand even a hypothetical ...
A customer has asked to conduct a pen-test on the phones of employees. The target is text messages in the phones. Text messages are stored on the SIM for security reasons. Physical access to the ...
Any ideas on how to protect against the following scenario? Company x uses active directory for authentication of it's employees. The company has multiple authentication points that are semi-public ...
I’m wondering where I can find good collections of dictionaries which can be used for dictionary attacks? I've found some through Google, but I’m interested in hearing about where you get your ...