How to check if a SSH private key password is correct

This week I needed to verify an SSH private key password as I wasn’t sure if it was the correct password. After some Google research, I found this blog post with the exact solution to my question: How to verify your SSH private key password ssh-keygen -y -f /path/to/ssh_key -y: parameter will help us to verify the password key, checking the private key and printing the public key to the stdout.

Take a quick screenshot in your Mac

This is a quick way to take a screenshot of a specific region with a Macbook: Open the screenshot app and select the way screenshots are going to be managed once taken. I prefer to save it into the clipboard Click at the same time Shift + Command + 4 Select the area you want to capture Release the mouse Now the screenshot will be in your clipboard ready to

Pentest web checklist with Obsidian

If you are looking for a checklist for your pentest web, you can try this one. It is a checklist created by six2dez. In this GitHub repository, you’ll find this and many other resources for your pentests. Check it out!  The way I use it is with Obsidian as a template. In Obsidian, I create a new file and insert this checklist as a template. I use the key-binding ⌘ T

Kali Linux 2022.1 & MacBook M1 Pro – boot issue

In one of the last Kali’s updates a new kernel was installed and now if I try to run it inside my VM app (VMware Fusion and Parallels) for my MacBook Pro with an M1 Pro processor gives an error. While I don’t find a better solution or a new update solves this issue, there is a workaround that can be made to boot again Kali Linux.The fix is just

Mac OS Finder: Shortcut to show hidden files

To show all hidden folders and files from your Finder you just need to press:

How to delete Git last commit

$git push -f origin HEAD^:master

Share files with your VM without sharing a folder

When you use a VM, it is often needed to transfer files from the host to the VM and vice-versa. One of the usual options for that is a shared folder that needs previously to be configured. Sometimes happens that you can have an issue with this configuration and it is not possible to do it as easy as it should be. Here is when Magic Wormhole comes to the

Transfer files using SCP

Upload files $ scp local_path/file username@IP:/remote_path/file Download files $ scp username@IP:/remote_path/file local_path/file

Shared folder VM – Kali Linux

Enable shared folders. $ chmod +x$ ./

Nessus update: Expired Nessus license fix

#service nessusd stop#/opt/nessus/sbin/nessuscli fix –reset #service nessusd start#/opt/nessus/sbin/nessuscli fetch –register <your_activation_code> #service nessusd restart