I have been MIA for quite awhile so as a welcome back post, let's talk about a CEWL tool. Cewl is a custom wordlist generator that comes standard with Kali. The idea is to use this tool to create a wordlist from a website that could be used for cracking passwords. In addition, this tool can also grab email addresses to be used as usernames. So, let's walk through this tool!
Before we start, this post is for educational purposes only and I, as the author, do not condone the usage of this tool for any malicious purposes. In addition, this post does not reflect the views of any of the author's past, present, or future employers.
The basic usage of Cewl looks like this:
Reconnaissance is not a sexy part of hacking but, the more information we can gather the better campaign we will have. When gathering information make sure you are professional; some information when gathered and put together can be quite sensitive to people, companies, or other concerned parties.