My experience with Hacktoberfest 2018

My Stats Hacktoberfest is a month-long celebration of open source software run by DigitalOcean in partnership with GitHub and Twilio. Five quality pull requests must be submitted to public GitHub repositories, after this you’ll receive a cool t-shirt if you’re already registered. This year I decided to participate.

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Why do we need strong passwords?

A password is a string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or access approval to gain access to a resource, which should to be kept secret from those should not have access. Passwords help ensure that computers or data can only be accessed by those who have been granted the right to view or access them. Your password is more than just a key to your online account. If your password falls into the wrong hands, someone can easily impersonate you while online, sign your name to online service agreements or contracts, engage in transactions, or change your account information.

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Writing a basic Module for SILENTTRINITY

SILENTTRINITY is a post-exploitation agent powered by Python, IronPython and C#/.NET written by byt3bl33d3r, also author of CrackMapExec, the swiss army knife for pentesting networks. SILENTTRINITY was presented at DerbyCon 8.0 and everybody was really impressed (yes, I was also there). I really like C# (.NET) and Python, those are my favorites programming languages and IronPython looks really promising. So why not contribute to this project? SILENTTRINITY

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How to install IronPython?

IronPython is an implementation of the Python programming language targeting the .NET Framework and Mono. IronPython is written entirely in C#, although some of its code is automatically generated by a code generator written in Python. IronPython is implemented on top of the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR), a library running on top of the Common Language Infrastructure that provides dynamic typing and dynamic method dispatch, among other things, for dynamic languages. The DLR is part of the .NET Framework 4.0 and is also a part of Mono since version 2.4 from 2009. The DLR can also be used as a library on older CLI implementations.

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