Tag Archive | "hacking-windows"


05 May 2008 | 15,359 views

Sandman – Read the Windows Hibernation File

This is a pretty new tool and a very cool one, Hibernation is a fairly new feature for Windows so it’s good to see a new tool targeting that. Microsoft provides a feature called Hibernation also know as suspend to disk that aims to save the system state into an undocumented file called hiberfil.sys. This […]

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24 April 2008 | 9,682 views

Pass-The-Hash Toolkit v1.3 is Available for Download

The Pass-The-Hash Toolkit contains utilities to manipulate the Windows Logon Sessions maintained by the LSA (Local Security Authority) component. These tools allow you to list the current logon sessions with its corresponding NTLM credentials (e.g.: users remotely logged in thru Remote Desktop/Terminal Services), and also change in runtime the current username, domain name, and NTLM […]

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25 March 2008 | 19,747 views

Hacking Windows NT Through IIS & FTP

This is another selection from the Old Skool Philes, I like these as they tend to generate some good discussion and they are a good introduction to newcomers to hacking on the mindset and workflow of getting access to a box. The exact methods may not work, but we aren’t here to train script kiddies, […]

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21 March 2008 | 41,369 views

New Windows XP & Vista Full Take-over Hack with Firewire

This Firewire hack seems to be creating a big buzz, from what I’ve read it also works on Vista as for some odd reason the Firewire port gets access to the whole memory space in DMA mode – not just what it needs to function – so you can read from anything stored in memory […]

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27 February 2008 | 66,063 views

NetworkMiner – Passive Sniffer & Packet Analysis Tool for Windows

NetworkMiner is a passive network sniffer/packet capturing tool for Windows with an easy to use interface. It can detect operating systems, sessions, hostnames, open ports etc. without putting any traffic on the network. NetworkMiner can also parse PCAP files for off-line analysis. NetworkMiner makes use of OS fingerprinting databases from both p0f (by Michal Zalewski) […]

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11 February 2008 | 13,193 views

Adobe Reader Vulnerability Being Actively Exploited

It seems like some recently patched flaws in Adobe Reader are actively being exploited in the wild, mostly via malicious banners from various sites. Nothing particularly nasty is happening, but a trojan is being installed which can intercept search engine results. It’s definitely recommended to update to the latest version (8.1.2). Personally I don’t have […]

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13 December 2007 | 14,855 views

Microsoft Plugs 11 Serious Flaws in December Update

Seen as though we’ve been having a good bash on Microsoft recently, here’s some more relevant news. The December update from Microsoft has delivered patches for 11 series flaws spanning both IE6 & IE7 and all their currently supported operating systems (Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Vista). So if you are running Windows, make […]

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02 November 2007 | 11,880 views

Pass-The-Hash Toolkit v1.1 Available for Download

The concept of passing the hash on Windows came about a while ago, now there’s a tool for it in it’s second revision (which fixed some problems with foreign language Windows versions and Windows 2003). The Pass-The-Hash Toolkit contains utilities to manipulate the Windows Logon Sessions mantained by the LSA (Local Security Authority) component. These […]

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31 August 2007 | 47,071 views

Download pwdump6 and fgdump version 1.6.0 available now.

New versions of the excellent pwdump6 and fgdump have been released (1.6.0 for both!). For those that don’t know what pwdump or gfdump are.. pwdump6 is a password hash dumper for Windows 2000 and later systems. It is capable of dumping LanMan and NTLM hashes as well as password hash histories. It is based on […]

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21 August 2007 | 5,686 views

Vista Security Claims Debunked – Figures Skewed

Ah more news about the insecurity of Vista and something we are all pretty aware of…the skewing of figures by Microsoft. Microsoft apparently still hasn’t learned that counting vulnerabilities doesn’t establish some kind of ‘security level’. You can read the report here: Vista 6 Month Vuln Report [PDF] The Microsoft “researcher” claims that Windows Vista […]

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