Cracking Passwords on Linux Systems Lab

Infosec Learning
Virtual Lab

Cracking passwords is one of the tasks that hackers and cyber criminals will often perform on the victim systems they exploit. In this lab, you will use John the Ripper, one of the most commonly used password cracking tools, on Kali Linux, to perform the following tasks: Cracking Linux passwords, Cracking Windows passwords, and Obtaining and cracki...

Time
1 hour 30 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
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Overview

Cracking passwords is one of the tasks that hackers and cyber criminals will often perform on the victim systems they exploit. In this lab, you will use John the Ripper, one of the most commonly used password cracking tools, on Kali Linux, to perform the following tasks: Cracking Linux passwords, Cracking Windows passwords, and Obtaining and cracking Linux /etc/shadow.