Many password crackers have their go-to lists of wordlists which they use time and time again due to the fact that they have the highest success rate for numerous leaks; I am no different but I was surprised to find out that it’s rare for many password crackers to create custom charset files for lists [...]
As a password cracker, I not only know the importance of having a large .pot file, I have quite a large .pot file which has been accumulated over quite some time cracking passwords. Recently I noticed my password cracker taking forever to load up. This article will describe the process I used to not only speed up start up but also the way I’m currently managing my .pot file.
Recently I decided I would contribute to the growing number of twitter scraping tools such as twofi and whatever Joshua Dustin over at “7 habits of highly effective hackers” calls his twitter scraping tool . In my rendition of twitter scrapping I’ve created a script which visits Twitter, scrapes current trending topics, and then goes ahead and scrapes tweets using the trending topics as search keywords.
I work in IT a large corporation, and one thing that I deal with on a daily basis is password troubleshooting. Be it passwords expiring, so they need me to reset it for them, or data recovery where I need the users password to configure a replacement hard drive for them, I deal with users passwords on a Daily basis.