Tag: os

Information, Microsoft Servers, Microsoft Windows

Detailed Computer & OS configuration information

systeminfo displays detailed configuration information about a computer and its operating system, including operating system configuration, security information, product ID, and hardware properties, such as RAM, disk space, and network cards. Parameters /s   Computer   : Specifies the name or IP address of a remote computer (do not use backslashes). The default is the …

Host discovery, Metasploit

OS fingerprinting with Metasploit

OS fingerprinting is the process of determining the operating system running by a host. Port 445 is used by SMB protocol for providing shared access to files, printers, serial ports, and miscellaneous communications between nodes on a network. Most usage of SMB involves computers running Microsoft Windows. To check if port 445 is open, use …

Macintosh, Virtualization

Installing VirtualBox on Mac OS X 10.5.8

Download latest VirtualBox from here. Follow the instructions of the installer. If you are getting the following error: “Running VirtualBox VM’s detected! The installer has detected running Virtual Machines.” Then download and install a previous build of VirtualBox. It will work! For older builds of VirtualBox see here.

Microsoft Windows

Monitor the changes made to OS by the installation of new software

Attack Surface Analyzer takes a snapshot of your system state before and after the installation of product(s) and displays the changes to a number of key elements of the Windows attack surface. Allows: – Developers to view changes in the attack surface resulting from the introduction of their code on to the Windows platform – …

Backtrack, Network, Tools

OS Detection with xprobe2

1. Open your backtrack vm. 2. Goto Applications->BackTrack->Information Gathering->Network Analysis->OS Fingerprinting->xprobe2. 3. Execute the following command: xprobe2 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxxxprobe2 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx or xprobe2 -v -r xxx.xxx.xxx.xxxxprobe2 -v -r xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx -v verbose -r show route to target (traceroute) You will get a response similar to this: .. .. [+] Primary Network guess: [+] Host xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Running OS: "Microsoft …