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A deep-learning network known as a GAN has been applied to passwords, and a tool called PassGAN significantly improves the ability to guess user passwords over tools such as Hashcat or John the Ripper.
A researcher is working on tools for
penetration testers that’s a first step toward ultimately integrating
and correlating data among different types of penetration-testing
products. Josh Abraham, a.k.a. “Jabra,” will release some proof-of-concept tools at the OWASP AppSec Conference in Washington, D.C., that let pen testers integrate data they gather in their white-hat hacking projects. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]