[ Hacker Night School ] :: Cain & Abel: Hacking Windows passwords and more with Biblical glee

Cain & Abel

This is post 12 of 12 in the series “[ Hacker Night School ]” Cain & Abel is a “password recovery tool” that runs on Windows, and targets Windows. It’s actually two tools, one that sniffs the network looking for LM or NTLM passwords (and a lot of other stuff like recording VOIP calls, doing …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Got a shell on a Windows target? Now turn off the firewall.

Penetration Testing

This is post 11 of 12 in the series “[ Hacker Night School ]” Part of the hacking process is getting a first foothold into a system. Then once you’re in, escalating privileges and peeling back protections is the next priority. More than once in pen-testing situations or capture-the-flag games I’ve gotten into a Windows …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Got a foothold on a Windows target? Now enable Remote Desktop.

Windows Remote Desktop
This entry is part 12 of 12 in the series [ Hacker Night School ]

This is post 10 of 12 in the series “[ Hacker Night School ]” Want to make your life easier once you’ve gotten a foothold on your Windows target? Enable Remote Desktop. See this article: https://www.interfacett.com/blogs/how-to-remotely-enable-and-disable-rdp-remote-desktop/ TL;DR: In cmd.exe: Reg add “\\computername\HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server”  /v fDenyTSConnections /t REG_DWORD /d /f In Powershell: Invoke-Command –Computername “server1”, “Server2” –ScriptBlock …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Hacking Practice: the Command Injection ISO

Pentester Academy
This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series [ Hacker Night School ]

This is post 8 of 12 in the series “[ Hacker Night School ]” I love sites like HackThisSite.org and root-me.org, where you can practice your hacking skills legally and safely. There are also some cool pre-vulnerable-ized web applications/sites that you can download, unzip and use on your hacking lab, like DVWA and Mutillidae. Then …

[ Hacker Night School ] :: Learn Python in 43 Minutes (if you’re a really fast learner)

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series [ Hacker Night School ]

This is post 7 of 12 in the series “[ Hacker Night School ]” Learning new programming languages is an endless task, because languages go in and out of vogue, and new one offer some substantial improvements (none of them will find you a spouse yet, unfortunately). After a while I recognized that all languages …