In this recipe, we will examine dictionary or wordlist attacks. A dictionary attack uses a predetermined set of passwords and attempts to apply brute force to a password match for a given user against the wordlist. There are three types of dictionary lists that are usually generated:
For our demonstration purposes, we will utilize Crunch to generate our very own password dictionary.
This recipe requires an installation of Crunch on your BackTrack installation.
Until the BackTrack 5 R3 version, Crunc ...