how to use Crunch

welcome to hacking a rise im the laughingman in this post im going to show you how to make word lists using crunch pre installed on Kali Linux

(Note) this is a outdated method but saying that lads we still use the same way brute forcing and making word-lists always be the same in saying that the method will never change i think dont quote me on it as we never know what going to happen but for now its something to think of the old ways are sometimes the best lol

What is crunch

Crunch is a wordlist generator where you can specify a standard character set or a character set you specify. crunch can generate all possible combinations and permutations. Features: crunch generates wordlists in both combination and permutation ways. it can breakup output by number of lines or file size.

Why hackers use password lists

Hackers use password lists to brute things like log ins and wifi password as well as ssh brute so on as we do not know the password we depend on a re wordlists (password lists) to gain the pass to the accounts , ssh etc….

How to use crunch

First we start with the man page this the manual provided but crunch many tools like nmap metasploit etc have manuals to get it type man crunch
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now we move on to making a simple word list so in terminal type crunch 4 8 -o /root/Desktop/ this make a world list starting with aaa and end in zzzzzzzz this make a basic word-list with crunch
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so lets say we need one for wps we can also make a word list with numbers so in terminal type crunch 1234567890 -o /root/Desktop/
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so next we have to look this way right u have a target and u know the charset of the password i mean like say all u know is it has there bday or there kids or there wifes so on we can use crunch to make a word list to have it at the end im be using 2k18 for this type crunch -t @@@@@@2k18 -o /root/Desktop/
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right lad now we move on to complex list is the the likes of wpa2 password or if your target has a strong password so to do this we are going to use rainbow tables charsets so type this to the terminal crunch 4 10 -f /usr/share/rainbowtables/charset.txt mixalpha -o /root/Desktop/
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right lads there ya go hope ya find it useful in your study’s i am the Laughingman and this was how to use crunch so god bless lads and HAPPY HACKING WHOOP WHOOP

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