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Dustin Heywood

Senior Managing Consultant, IBM X-Force Red

EvilMog is a Senior Managing Consultant for X Force Red, IBM’s elite security testing team. EvilMog has over 12+ years of professional Information Security experience. His experience includes Finance, Aerospace/Defense & Telecommunications. He specializes in Password Assessments & Password Security Research. He was on the research team that developed the DROWN vulnerability and is a member of Team Hashcat. He has spoken multiple times at Derbycon. EvilMog is an Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP), and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Co-Written By Dustin Heywood

The ‘Cracken’ in Action: A Password Cracking Adventure

To maximize the horsepower of its password cracking system, the IBM X-Force team built its own hardware to aid in penetration testing efforts.

The ‘Cracken’: The Evolution of Password Cracking

IBM X-Force Red is leading the way in the field of password cracking with the Cracken, a tool designed to help companies improve password hygiene.