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Why doesn't cRark work with a .rar file?

I am working on OS X 10.8.5 64-bit and using cRark OpenCL version. I have $a * in password.def. Surprisingly, it shows my test password in debug but at the end still says "Password not found". Even ...
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Increase hydra brute force login attempts

I have recently came to know about hydra and i am playing with it using brute force. The number of login attempts are almost 10 attempts / second, I am trying with my password, so if my password ...
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Firewall best practice

I have to implement a firewall on a Mikrotik RouterBoard. What is a good way to do it? Here is my plan: Note: We are using an OpenVPN (bridge mode) server, a DHCP server, a PPPOE client, and an NTP ...
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Entering Password in su- through loop

The Scenario is like I have a list of root passwords. But i don't want to keep trying Manually. So i wrote the shell script : for i in {1..26} do su - >>result done and all my ...
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Is it possible to generate a file from a md5sum (or sha1 or such)?

Is it possible to recreate a file if you have the files md5sum? Or is it only possible through brute-force? Is it any differences between the different algorithms?
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How can I break a password in old dos program? [closed]

unfortunately I must use some old dos program that has a password inside. I am pretty sure that it is easy password so I can use brute force method. I need some tips how to use any external program to ...
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How to brute force attack a phone [closed]

I have an old cell phone that I forgot the password to. You can have unlimited tries to unlock the phone. It has the basic 0-9 input system with 4 characters unlocking the phone. I was wondering if ...
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Duplicate rule in windows firewall

Let's say you have two rules, one that block and the other that allows the connection from the exact same IP. Which rule takes precedence? Here is some context: I created a script that will block any ...
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How to list all possible combinations for a predefined set of words?

A few years back I made a TrueCrypt password with a random combination of a few friends' first names with no names repeated (7 names to be exact). I forgot the sequence and how many names I used. I ...
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Block brute-force on server with http auth behind cloudflare proxies

My server is behind Cloudflare proxies. I have configured simple http authentication to restrict access to some server resources. I'm trying to block brute-force attacks on http auth with fail2ban. ...
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Should I be worried about WPS on EA6500?

I own the Linksys EA6500 and it has WPS with the WPS button. I have disabled WPS (enabled by default) because I remember reading about brute force attacks against WPS routers which have them enabled ...
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how to prevent brute force attack on ssh?

i am running centos. how can i best avoid a brute force attack on my ssh server? I found this list: DenyHosts is a Python based security tool for SSH servers. It is intended to prevent brute force ...
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Do consumer routers implement safeguards against login brute force attacks?

I'm not talking about trying to crack the encryption key, but if malware got onto your computer, and attempted to brute force your router's login password. I know that the majority of people are using ...
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How can I obtain a password from a website using a form using the GET method on an .aspx platform?

I am trying to find out a password for an area of a website that uses the GET method to authenticate correct credentials. The page is an .aspx but I'm not sure if that makes any effective difference. ...
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Preventing Sendmail Brute Force Attack on Solaris 10

I want to dynamically block specific connections that use the same IP address based on a rate or connection limit. Is this possible using Solaris/IPF or some sendmail extension? I want to limit ...
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Password Strength Calculator

I'd like to know how much time does a password cracker would take to break my password that has setup on .rar archive. For Example- If my password has a length of 13 characters which has: 4 Letters ...
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security of and the flaws of having open ports?

Ok, so, here is my my issue. awhile back, a friend wanted to grab some files from me, so I gave him my AFP (Apple File Protocol) address. Much like FTP SSH or SMB. Its cool for mac users and thats ...
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How resistant is BitLocker against brute force attacks on the 48 character recovery key?

I've read this TechNet blog post, but I still can't determine how secure BitLocker is against a malicious user that attempts to brute force attack the recovery password. Is anyone familiar with this? ...
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Compute salt with known plaintext and hash?

I have the string that was used in a webapp with md5 hashing to come up with a hash. I also have the hash. But the md5 of the string doesn't match the hash, so I'm guessing there's a salt involved. Is ...
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brute force password guessing on SSH server isn't going to work?

I'm running an SSH server on my personal computer. The log had many people(or bots?) repeatedly trying to log in to my server (that is before I changed the default port), which made me a little ...
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What are the guidelines for creation of a secure passwords?

What are the best practices to create secure passwords? I would like to make them tougher to crack with brute force tools. Part II Are there any tools that can generate these passwords so I do not ...