Armitage Penetration Testing Tool

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Armitage is a GUI tool for managing and performing all the task that could have been performed by metasploit. It is free and open source tool. It visualize the target and recommends to exploit, and exposes the advanced post-exploitation features in the framework. It is Developed by Raphael Gudge goal is to help the security professionals better understand hacking and helps them to realize the power of metasploit. User may launch scan and exploits. It uses the advanced feature of metasploit Framework’s meterpreter.


If you are using older version of Kali Linux than Armitage is a preinstalled but if you are using latest version of Kali Linux then use need to install it

Click here to Download the Armitage tool

Before running the Armitage first you need to run the PostgreSQL and metasploit service.

Now open the Armitage Directory where you download extract it and give executable permission sudo chmod +x filename.

Now launch the Armitage

Click to connect and it will ask to start RPC server click ok to start

This is how look like the Armitage tool

Now the Armitage console is running, we can scan the target and exploit it.

Now we will start Nmap to scan and enumerate the target to do so go to Host then Nmap scan select any scan that you want to perform

Scan is start and wait for the target to appeal

Now we need to check the possible attack right click on Host and select the attack or click on exploit -> windows and then exploit name then double click on exploit , it will show the popup you need to fill the requirement and click on next exploit is running now.

Wait to exploit the target and it will give you the meterpreter session.

In this blog you learn about Armitage tool for cyber attack management using metasploit. Armitage uses the Nmap and metasploit and saves a lot of time while performing the penetration testing. Armitage test multiple target at a time.

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Password Cracking with John the Ripper

 In today’s blog, I am going to show you the password cracking tool JOHN The Ripper

John the Ripper is a free open source password cracking software tool. Developed for the Unix operating system. Now it runs on fifteen different platforms. This tool is also helpful in the recovery of the password, in case you forget your password you can recover your password with this tool. It helps to crack the password stored in the computer in hash form. John the ripper is popular because of the dictionary attacks and is mainly used in brute force attacks.

John the ripper tool is pre-install in kali Linux both the command line and graphical user interface. you can download manually also


The use of this tool in kali linux, steps will be like :-

Proof of concept:-

Open your kali Linux click application and then password cracking option.

 John the Ripper  command line tool.

First we need to add a new user account. I add lucifer

After that we need to check the user password in shadow file.

run the command /etc/passwd and you can check the username lucifer with the encrypted password

Now we need to create a txt file and copy all the shadow password and paste into the txt file

after doing this we need to open the txt file with the john tool

Now we need to decrypt password with command john password.txt  After enter this command hint enter we decrypt all the password listed in the shadow file

command john –show password.txt to show the decrypted password

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