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Suppose a user has local administrative privileges on their PC which was installed 6 months earlier by IT Support with administrative access to the network. An attack can easily be run against the password hashes collected on the PC. This way the administrative account can be cracked and until the password expires, the user will have access to the entire company network. When the password expires, this will stop unless the user has made some permanent changes to the network. These potential changes, such as an added administrator account, will hopefully be detected.
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This probably is the most used and understood password setting. The length of the password determines the amount of effort it takes to guess or crack it. As with any password setting, if the minimum password length is too long, users will start to write it down or ring IT Support when they forget it. If it is too short, passwords will be easy to guess or crack. Microsoft and many other organisations recommend this value to be set to 8 characters.
This setting simply determines the lockout duration after reaching the limit of invalid logon attempts. A low value of 30 minutes would deter an external attacker, because it would take too long to run through the password lists. If the attack is fully automated and the attacking system keeps trying despite the account being locked, all login attempts during the 30 minutes would be useless.
This setting will prevent an attacker from trying to crack a password by utilizing breaks after nearly reaching the account lockout threshold value. With this value set equal to the value for Account lockout duration, it will not be possible to wait a few minutes to reset the logon threshold counter, after which an attack can be launched again. The equal values mean the attacker would need to wait for as long as the lockout would last anyway.
An alphanumeric password contains numbers, letters, and special characters (like an ampersand or hashtag). In theory, alphanumeric passwords are harder to crack than those containing just letters. But they can also be harder to both create and remember.
And remember that hackers can crack even the strongest password. The best way to strengthen your password is to add in another factor, such as something you have in your possession. So-called "two-factor authentication" is much harder for a hacker to manipulate and crack. We've written up a white paper about this practice, and we encourage you to check it out.
That's according to a recent study from Hive Systems, a cybersecurity company based in Richmond, Virginia, which breaks down just how long it would likely take the average hacker to crack the passwords safeguarding your most important online accounts.
In a blog post, company researchers explain how the process of cracking your passwords can work. It starts with a process called "hashing," an algorithmically driven process websites use to disguise your stored passwords from hackers.
It's a complicated process, but one that can easily be pulled off by any knowledgeable hacker with consumer-grade equipment, Hive Systems notes. That's why your best defense is using the sort of long, complicated passwords that take the longest to crack.
The report also strongly recommends not recycling passwords for multiple websites. If you do that, and hackers are able to crack your password for one website, then "you're in for a bad time," the company writes.
Understandably, you might not want to remember 18-character passwords each time you log into an online account. After all, a password that takes trillions of years to crack isn't very useful if it also takes you a few million years to remember.
In this series on password cracking, I have been attempting to develop your skills in the age-old art of password cracking. Although it might seem like a simple and straightforward exercise, those of you who have attempted password cracking know that there are many subtleties to this art.
In many of our password cracking disciplines, we often need to use a wordlist that will essentially attempt thousands of potential passwords per second. This is often referred to as a dictionary attack, even though we need not rely solely on dictionary words. These wordlists may have any combination of characters and words in an attempt to crack a complex password offline.
Kali Linux has built into it a tool called "crunch" that enables us to create a custom password-cracking wordlist that we can use with such tools like Hashcat, Cain and Abel, John the Ripper, Aircrack-ng, and others. This custom wordlist might be able to save us hours or days in password cracking if we can craft it properly.
Let's start by generating some simple wordlists for password cracking. Let's assume that we know the company has passwords between 4 and 8 characters. We can generate all the possibilities in crunch by typing:
When cracking passwords, there are multiple methods of cracking unknown passwords. These include dictionary, rainbow table, brute force and others. If we know that parameters of the password or know something about the target and their possible passwords (birthday, pet names, spouse, etc.), crunch can be a very useful tool for generating specific wordlists to be used in a dictionary-like attack.
Hey guys! So i created a custom wordlist with Crunch following the how to's on this page, specifically a numeric word list of numbers 0123456789 with 10 as minimum length and 10 as maximum. I then opened the wordlist file to make sure the combination of numbers "crunched" ; ) are there and I was able to find/verify that the password for the AP I'm testing the list on is there, but when i provide Aircrack-ng with the wordlist after about 3 hours aircrack says the passphrase is not in the wordlist and does not crack it.
I have attempted to crack my AP with the wordlist 3 times with the same results "passphrase not in dictionary" and it stops at 97.22% I have verified that the password/phrase is in the wordlist for sure. oh and the custom list already has the first 3 numbers provided for the AP passcode in order for aircrack-ng to find the password faster but that also did not seem to work. Any ideas?
In addition, the broadened hacking conspiracy continues to allege that Assange conspired with Army Intelligence Analyst Chelsea Manning to crack a password hash to a classified U.S. Department of Defense computer.
In Mask attack we know about humans and how they design passwords. The above password matches a simple but common pattern. A name and year appended to it. We can also configure the attack to try the upper-case letters only on the first position. It is very uncommon to see an upper-case letter only in the second or the third position. To make it short, with Mask attack we can reduce the keyspace to 52*26*26*26*26*10*10*10*10 (237.627.520.000) combinations. With the same cracking rate of 100M/s, this requires just 40 minutes to complete.
We also looked at this from a technology perspective which gets into a conversation about password cracking. Many tools (paid and free) and services are available to help crack all kinds of passwords and encryption. This company Terahash offers a $30,000 server specially designed to crack passwords fast. What it comes down to is time. The simple rule is the longer the password the more time it will take to crack.
According to the latest NIST password guidance, length is more important than complexity. Passwords should use a minimum of eight characters, and systems should allow for passwords to be at least 64 characters. The longer the password, the harder it is to crack.
A great password should also be one that you can memorize. Password managers are a great way to keep track of the 100 different logins you need for work. The Miller Group recommends LastPass to keep track of your passwords. You can randomly generate a password that would be impossible to crack and can be easily accessed. The problem with password managers is that:
"Still, it would take thousands of years to crack an 8-character password when checking both small and capital letters, spaces, and numbers. That's on a low-power computer, but the time it takes to crack a string of characters goes up exponentially the more characters you use. So again, use a long password and you can foil even the Watsons of today for long enough that you would probably decide on a whim to change your password before the password is solved."
So, what does this have to do with passwords? Your password has a certain amount of entropy. This means, that it belongs to a pool of passwords that have the same amount of entropy. The question is, though: "how do you calculate the amount of entropy in a password?" Thankfully, we don't have too think to terribly hard about this one. If you've taken college algebra, the math is pretty straight forward. Entropy in information comes from a branch of probability called "information theory". Any message contains some amount of entropy, and we can measure that entropy in binary bits. The formula for calculating this entropy is:
So, how much entropy should you have in your password? What is considered "strong"? Well, let us look at Distributed.net. They are working on two projects: Optimal Golomb Rulers and cracking an RSA 72-bit message. Let's look at the RSA project. In January 1997, RSA Laboratories issued a secret key challenge. They generated random keys ranging from 40-bits to 128-bits. They provided the ciphertext, and a $1,000 prize to the person who find the private key that generated the message, for every message. In order to know whether or not you found the key, they gave you the first two words of the message.
A rainbow table contains a set of predefined passwords that are hashed. It is a lookup table used especially in recovering plain passwords from a cipher text. During the process of password recovery, it just looks at the pre-calculated hash table to crack the password. The tables can be downloaded from -rainbowcrack.com/table.htm