The Hacker Academy

Pierluigi Paganini October 29, 2013
Business Intelligence – Intro to reconnaissance

Exploring the Business Intelligence module proposed by the online course of the Hacker Academy – Intro to reconnaissance phase for a penetration testing. One of the most important components of the reconnaissance process in pen testing activity is the business intelligence. Once chosen the target it is important to gather business information on it before […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 20, 2013
The Hacker Academy on Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is a skill, a profession that requests specific capabilities and the respect of strict rules. Hacking is different from pen testing … Professional hackers are an essential component in today IT landscape, in a previous post I highlighted the great request of the market for so precious figures. Being a hacker is a […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 14, 2013
The Hacker Academy – Password Cracking 101: Meet John the Ripper

The Hacker Academy provides a unique learning experience, teaching infosec from the hacker’s perspective. Password cracking is one of the most popular methods used to gain unauthorized access to a computer system. Using cracking to Obtain password hashes is something you can do with physical or remote access to a system. John the Ripper is […]