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Kali Linux Intrusion and Exploitation Cookbook by Ishan Girdhar, Dhruv Shah

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Chapter 8. System and Password Exploitation

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Using local password-attack tools
  • Cracking password hashes
  • Using Social-Engineer Toolkit
  • Using BeEF for Browser Exploitation
  • Cracking NTLM hashes using rainbow tables

Introduction

In this chapter, we will focus on obtaining the hashes and then cracking them to obtain access. This information can be put to much use, because there is a very high possibility of getting other systems in the same network that use the same password. Let us proceed to see how this can be achieved.

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