Deactivating Social Media Accounts

I deactivated all of my social media accounts. I did it because I feel like I wasn’t really getting much out of it. It is a great tool for staying in touch with certain people but I hardly use it for that. Then there are the privacy concerns. The more I’ve gotten involved in the hacking community the more I realized I’m creating a larger attack surface for myself. Going to be using this blog as a little bit more of a platform to share what I am up to. [Read More]


This weekend I revisited an old project Using grep On A Large File. TL;DR I downloaded a 80+GB email and password text file dump. This probably includes your past passwords. You can find out at have i been pwned I really like this project because it contains real email addresses and passwords to aid you in ethical hacking. I find this information especially useful because of so many people reusing old passwords. [Read More]

Using grep On A Large File

I have had an increased interest in hacking and have been playing around with brute force attacks using Python. I was thinking of better ways to brute force and the first solution that came to mind was a password list. I went to have i been pwned? to see if I could get the database used for checking if passwords have been used. Of course I couldn’t find it on the website, it would be very irresponsible of someone to do that. [Read More]