Archive | Windows Hacking


05 January 2007 | 7,242 views

Serious Exploit in Windows Media Player (WMP)

Oh look! Another 0-day in Windows…this time in Media Player, there was a few in Word lately and the latest thing that just hit is an XSS flaw in PDF files online. I’ll report more on those later. The Windows Media Player library WMVCORE.DLL contains a potentially exploitable heap buffer overflow in its handling of […]

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02 January 2007 | 227,905 views

Cain & Abel – Download the Super Fast and Flexible Password Cracker with Network Sniffing

Cain & Abel is easily one of our favourite password crackers here at Darknet, especially because it’s oldskool but still under development, unlike most other projects which have been abandoned as time passed. Cain & Abel has some awesome stuff built in like native network sniffing and network password grabbing. Cain & Abel is a […]

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04 December 2006 | 6,984 views

Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) Vulnerability Hits the Streets

This was a while back, but with Microsoft’s security record it’s pretty much inevitable.. Even before release (as with Vista) flaws were found. Introduction A vulnerability has been discovered in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information. Please use the test below, to see an example of how […]

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15 November 2006 | 18,633 views

Windows XP ToolBox

This a very old article based on my tiny document “WinDOS tools” which was for a short while on Blackcode, before it was shutdown… It was an article to impres my friends, but found some usefull stuff two when writing it… so let’s take a look at some “hidden” Windows XP programs… MAC Address (getmac) […]

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16 October 2006 | 211,474 views

Download pwdump 1.4.2 and fgdump 1.3.4 – Windows Password Dumping

New versions of the ultracool tools pwdump (1.4.2) and fgdump (1.3.4) have been released. Both versions provide some feature upgrades as well as bug fixes. Folks with really old versions of either program should definitely look at upgrading, since there are numerous performance improvements and full multithreading capabilities in both packages. If you don’t know..what […]

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18 September 2006 | 3,852 views

Former Hacker Irks Microsoft in EU Dispute

Ah the anti-trust battle continues, good to see someone with technical skills involved, I wonder how the case is coming along, I haven’t heard about it for a while. Again this is quite an old story. As an expert witness on digital crime, British computer consultant Neil Barrett has helped prosecutors in the United Kingdom […]

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06 September 2006 | 1,076,647 views

Brutus Password Cracker – Download brutus-aet2.zip AET2

If you don’t know, Brutus is one of the fastest, most flexible remote password crackers you can get your hands on – it’s also free. It is available for Windows 9x, NT and 2000, there is no UN*X version available although it is a possibility at some point in the future. Brutus was first made […]

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01 September 2006 | 226,317 views

Remote Network Penetration via NetBios Hack/Hacking

These are basic techniques but very useful when penetration testing any Windows based network, the techniques were discovered on WinNT but are still very valid on Windows2000 and in some cases Windows2003 due to backwards compatibility. This article is being written in a procedural manner. I have approached it much like an intruder would actually […]

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27 August 2006 | 15,645 views

Sophos Offers Free Rootkit Detection Tool/Software

Ah, here at Darknet we have always been a fan of Sophos and the way they operate, a very efficient company and good to see good technical products still coming out of the UK! Another good move by them, they have decided to offer a free rootkit detection tool called Sophos Anti-Rootkit..Yah I know, not […]

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20 June 2006 | 4,894 views

3Com’s TippingPoint Finds New IE Vulnerabilities

What? New vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer? You can hack Internet Exploder Explorer? Never! 3Com Corp’s TippingPoint division has discovered and disclosed two critical new vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer through 3Com’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI). The vulnerabilities could have allowed an attacker to gain control of a PC if the user was logged in with […]

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