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#10404 - 08/15/03 02:34 AM Brute force unix
acsdan Offline
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Registered: 08/09/03
Posts: 31
Loc: ocean N.J.
If i where to use a brute force(Brutus) on a target UNIX system, would someone be able to find out, and if so is it likley, if so, would they do anything???

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#10405 - 08/15/03 04:23 AM Re: Brute force unix
Nem2k Offline
Joey from Hackers

Registered: 11/29/02
Posts: 73
Loc: Canada
Yes the administrator will probably see your connection attempts and he may contact 'authorities'...

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#10406 - 08/30/03 08:25 AM Re: Brute force unix
Ice Offline
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Registered: 11/29/02
Posts: 1146
Loc: Canada
theres couple of steps before u attack a computer, network, site etc...

First off You should Fingerprint them and learn as much as possible
http://packetstormsecurity.nl/papers/general/Footprinting-faq-v0_1.txt

U should connect to gateways so you wont get caught that easly

when u actually do get in, always remove EVERY trace possible so u wont get caught

here are to GREAT papers written by Van Hauser of The Hackers Choice (THC) group

http://www.thc.org/papers/COVER-1.TXT
http://www.thc.org/papers/COVER-2.TXT

Remember never go in blind, or you will prb get caught and blamed for thousands or millions of dollors worth of damages because u simply loged in.

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before u start bruteforcing make sure u have a nice big wordlist so you actually have a chance of breaking user/password
heres a link of A LOT of wordlists

http://www.phreak.org/html/wordlists.shtml
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#10407 - 08/30/03 08:56 AM Re: Brute force unix
Ntd Offline
Member

Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 217
Loc: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
"would they do anything??? " depends what country and how mutch stuff u fuck up, anyway the police will only get involved if u fuck up alot of things.

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#10408 - 08/31/03 02:42 PM Re: Brute force unix
paradox Offline
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Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 240
Loc: New Zealand
Brute forcing remotely is rather painful and long..
why not just find a vulnrability every box has a vulnrability at some stage :p whether it be the owner "social engineering" or a software flaw.. It's alrite for thing's like hotmail etc but hey..
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