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You first want to set up a host OS (Windows or Kali, whichever you prefer to use when you're not hacking.) Inside that host OS, install a virtual machine platform (VMware, VirtualBox, whatever you choose.) Inside the virtual machine control panel, create a first VM and install Kali, (presuming you want to use Kali for your pentest environment.) I would ...


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Running a kali VM provides some benefits: Restoration - It is easy to restore your machine when you mess it up. If you're playing around with security tools and/or malware, changes are good that, at some point, you will damage your operating system. Without a VM, you would have to reinstall everything from scratch; with a VM, you can save an image and ...


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Typically you verify a vulnerability in three ways: Run exploit code. Did it blow up? Check your package manager's documentation. Do you have their version? Check the code. Do you have the affected lines? Since #3 is not effective for binaries, and you do not want to run exploit code, your other option is updating. I'd imagine by now that every distro ...


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It would seem that some router manufacturers can detect brute force attempts and enter the router into a "lock down" or "safe mode". http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/19824/~/how-do-netgear-home-routers-defend-wifi-protected-setup-pin-against-brute-force NETGEAR home routers will protect themselves after several failed attempts to ...



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