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Valve ran out of steam this Christmas

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In case you didn’t catch today’s news, Steam, an online gaming platform developed by Valve Corporation, suffered an egregious security breach today. Okay, well, technically it wasn’t a security breach, it was a cache control problem, but it sure felt like one

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Start to finish: Cracking a Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator account (Part 2 of 2)

Cracking Windows Server 2012 R2

In the previous guide I showed you how to steal password hashes from a Windows Server 2012 appliance. We saved the hash to a USB drive and are now sitting at our Kali Linux laptop back home in our basement.

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Start to finish: Cracking a Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator account (Part 1 of 2)

Cracking Windows Server 2012 R2

I want you to imagine your best friend from college challenges you to a duel. Here’s the deal: you both graduated with honors from ivy league schools but your careers bifurcated down different paths.  You decided to work in corporate

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Fun with CUPP and Medusa in Kali Linux (Part 3 of 3)

Cracking passwords in Kali Linux

If you’ve been following my CUPP and Medusa series then you know how to use the Common User Passwords Profiler (CUPP) to create a carefully tuned password list that matches your victim’s personal data.  Furthermore, you know how to use Medusa to crack against that list

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Fun with CUPP and Medusa in Kali Linux (Part 2 of 3)

Cracking passwords in Kali Linux

In the previous guide, I showed you how to use the Common User Password Profiler in Kali Linux.  Today, we’re going to crack passwords against that list.

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