In order to perform a successful credential crack, it is important to have a list of possible usernames and passwords. One of the ways this is possible is by making use of the dictionaries available in the Kali Linux Distro. These are located under
/usr/share/wordlists/. The following screenshot shows the available wordlists in Kali:
You will find a
rockyou.txt.gz file, which you will need to unzip. Use the following command in terminal to unzip the contents of the file:
Once this is done, the file will be extracted, as shown in the preceding screenshot. This is a prebuilt list ...