Troy Hunt has just updated his list of "pwndpasswords" to over half a billion! Download is here for anyone doing password cracking: https://www.troyhunt.com/ive-just-launched-pwned-passwords-version-2/, (Thu, Feb 22nd)
=============== Rob VandenBrink Metafore
We ended yesterday’s story with what we hope was a successful password spray. Let’s assume that we can then use one of the accounts we harvested in that exercise to VPN in and RDP to a host on the inside network.
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&#xa;Hashcat 4.1.0 is released today. Some algo's added, but primary for me is a 10-20&#x25; performance boost for common hashes. https://hashcat.net/forum/thread-7317-post-39390.html#pid39390 , (Wed, Feb 21st)
=============== Rob VandenBrink Compugen
Every display in the latest Star Wars film exists to help tell the story.
Should We Call it Quits for Passwords? Or, "Password Spraying for the Win!", (Wed, Feb 21st)
Ok, maybe that's a bit dramatic. But for most companies with web services, the answer is a serious "yes" for ditching passwords for those services. Why is that? Let's talk about how the typical external pentest might go.