An Engineers Notebook

CeWL: How to use

CeWL can be used to generate a custom password list by crawling a website for words that match s specific criteria.

cewl -w customwordlist.txt -d 5 -m 7

The above command will crawl, 5 pages deep for any word 7 letters long or greater.

This method can be effective as it builds a list of possible passwords that are specific to a certain industry.
(PS. Don’t bother trying this on my website – I can assure you my password is not on this website.)

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