John the Ripper

John the Ripper

John the Ripper is a free, open source software. It’s distributed primarily in source code form. This program is used for password cracking. It’s initially developed for the Unix system and it runs on many different platforms like Win32, DOS, OpenVMS,...
Wireshark

Wireshark

Wireshark is a packet analyzing program. This type of software is called sniffer. It’s free and open source. It’s used for analysis, development, troubleshooting in network or just education. It’s original name is “Ethereal”, the name...
What is hacker?

What is hacker?

First of all, meaning of term “hacker” has changed a lot in the past years. For now, hacker is a person who exploits weaknesses in a computer system or network security for his adventages. Motivation for hackers can be very various – they may hack...
What is hacking?

What is hacking?

Hacking is generally the practice of modifying the features of a system or something in website, in order to accomplish a goal outside of the creator’s purpose. The person who is knows how to hack is called a hacker or cracker. See also “What is...