How important is the ‘sa’ password of MS SQL server against hacking?

I’m working now in software branch for construction industry. After years of working together with my customers, I have found out that the IT security at the construction area is not getting enough attention. The world is moving on mobility and automation, people are trying to remotely control all equipment, to make everything working automatically… Continue reading How important is the ‘sa’ password of MS SQL server against hacking?

Hacking – How to hack WPA/WPA2 Password with BackTrack through cracking WPS?

Last week I’ve read small news on c’t magazine saying that the default password of EasyBox router used for Vodafone, Telecom, Arcor in Germany … was hacked by Sebastian Petters. That means if someone is using default settings of EasyBox, you can get his WLAN password easily and then access his network. This default password… Continue reading Hacking – How to hack WPA/WPA2 Password with BackTrack through cracking WPS?

Hacking – How was my Twitter account hacked?

On Saturday 06.08 I received an email of Twitter saying that my account was maybe hacked by someone. The content of email starts as below Twitter believes that your account may have been compromised by a website or service not associated with Twitter. We’ve reset your password to prevent others from accessing your account…. I… Continue reading Hacking – How was my Twitter account hacked?

Hacking – Is SSL really secure with Root CA ?

Some days ago, I heard about a Root CA was attacked and some CAs was faked up which leads to a serious security vulnerabilities that internet users lose their sensible data although they used https:// for communicating to web server. This issue made me think about a case study that “What would happen if a… Continue reading Hacking – Is SSL really secure with Root CA ?

Hacking – How to hack WEP Password with BackTrack ?

Hacking WEP Password is not a new topic anymore since aircrack was first released in 2006. This software suite consists of many tools for detecting, analyzing, monitoring network, sniffing packing and hacking WEP / WPA (Dictionary attack) password. It only supports protocol 802.11x Wireless and network adapter with allows raw monitoring mode (a example list… Continue reading Hacking – How to hack WEP Password with BackTrack ?

Hacking – How to hack Jotto Ciphertechs game?

When I was wandering on HVA, I found a thread introducing a guessing game which I discussed on this blog Rx and permutation. If you want to play, you can try it here http://jotto.ciphertechs.com/ . From my side, after 14 times trying to brute force the characters of password, I found out they are “a”,… Continue reading Hacking – How to hack Jotto Ciphertechs game?