Backtrack 5 is on fire now after installation backtrack 5, you need to setup armitage to perform a effective pen testing, if you are using some older version of backtrack and if you are using other Linux distro like ubuntu than click here to learn how to install armitage.
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Information gathering is generally a first step of ethical hacking/penetration testing, you need to get the maximum information about the victim because information is a key of success. As discussed before about information gathering in detail with different tools and technique like maltego and for DNS information gathering we have discussed DNSmap.
Information is weapon so in this article i will explain you how to get a information from DNS.
For this purpose i will use DNSenum, it is available on backtrack5 if you are using some other distribution and version than you can install it because it need only a perl, this may be a active perl or strawberry perl, you can run dnsenum on windows too. You can get the following information by using DNSenum.
- Host address
- Name server
- MX record
- Sub domains
- Whois performance
- Reverse lookup for netblocks
- Use google to do the job done
DNSenum is a very important tool to perform a quick enumeration step on penetration testing.
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WordPress is among the best blogging platform, it is a open source and currently a lot of bloggers using it for their blogs. WordPress has a amazing features and has changed the way of blogging, just like other platform security is the main concern for wordpress. There are different tips for WordPress securityare available on the Internet, let suppose you are implemented relevant tips to secure your blog but you must use some automatic tools to perform the security of your blog.
There are different tools available to perform a quickpenetration testing on web applications, beside these tools there is a new development to check the security of wordpress.
There are different holes has been found on wordpress plug in and on the installation bugs, WPScan is a black box WordPress Security Scanner written in Ruby which attempts to find known security weaknesses within WordPress installations. Its intended use it to be for security professionals or WordPress administrators to asses the security posture of their WordPress installations.
If you are using backtrack 5 and having some problems like sound problem, social media software problem, software manager problem and so many more. Some of the blog readers has send a request about these things, if you have used Ubuntu than you must have an idea about tweaks and software manager in Ubuntu. How easy and user friendlyUbuntu is, for backtrack5 you can also do all these stuffs because it is based on Ubuntu.