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Testing WordPress Password Security with Metasploit

How easy is it to hack wordpress admin accounts? Poor WordPress password security is an ongoing issue, the purpose of this post is to highlight how easy it is to break into wordpress admin accounts that have weak passwords. Metasploit Framework is an open source penetration testing application that has modules for the explicit purpose […]

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Brute Forcing Passwords with ncrack, hydra and medusa

Lets test some password breaking tools. Password’s are often the weakest link in any system. Testing for weak passwords is an important part of security assessments. I am focusing on tools that allow remote service brute forcing. There are also powerful tools available for cracking encrypted password hashes on a local system. The three tools […]

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