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Hashes and Passwords

  • Sanjib Sinha
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Abstract

As a penetration tester, you will often encounter words like hash, password, and encryption; cracking a hash value is a separate category of ethical hacking, and it belongs to the Password Attacks submenu in the Applications menu of Kali Linux. If you want to dig deep, you can enter the world of cryptography, which I will discuss in the next chapter. There are also many good password-cracking tools available in Kali Linux. You will also learn how to use a few of them.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjib Sinha
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  1. 1.HowrahIndia

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