ISSC363 Week3 Forum

The software I would use is Kali Linux, formerly known as BackTrack. Kali Linux is an open source set of penetration testing tools that are used by both blackhat and whitehat hackers to discover and exploit vulnerabilities in hardware and software. One of the tools that is provided in the release that I used almost on a daily basis is called metasploit. Metasploit is used in penetration testing to both identify and evaluate vulnerabilities. Another tool that I use on a regular basis is a password cracking tool called john the ripper. The tool allows the user to run dictionary attacks or custom lists, and works with encrypted passwords using several different hash types
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