Archive | Password Cracking


23 September 2010 | 125,738 views

wifite – Mass Wifi WEP/WPA Key Cracking Tool

wifite is created to to attack multiple WEP and WPA encrypted networks at the same time. This tool is customizable to be automated with only a few arguments and can be trusted to run without supervision. Features sorts targets by power (in dB); cracks closest access points first all WPA handshakes are backed up (to [...]

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17 September 2010 | 24,876 views

CUPP – Common User Passwords Profiler – Automated Password Profiling Tool

A while back we had Wyd – Automated Password Profiling Tool but the guys at remote-exploit seem to have superseded this with CUPP. There are other similar options too – The Associative Word List Generator (AWLG) and also RSMangler – Keyword Based Wordlist Generator For Bruteforcing. People spend a lot of time preparing for effective [...]

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16 August 2010 | 22,196 views

RSMangler – Keyword Based Wordlist Generator For Bruteforcing

RSMangler will take a word list and perform various manipulations on it similar to those done by John the Ripper with a few extras. It goes along well with our previous post on Password Cracking Wordlists and Tools for Brute Forcing. There are other options too like Wyd – Automated Password Profiling Tool, which is [...]

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26 May 2010 | 14,212 views

Bruter v1.0 Final Released – Parallel Network Login Brute Forcing Tool

We wrote about Bruter v1.0 ALPHA version back in 2008, recently they announced the release of v1.0 Final! Bruter is a parallel network login brute-forcer on Win32. This tool is intended to demonstrate the importance of choosing strong passwords. The goal of Bruter is to support a variety of services that allow remote authentication. It [...]

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30 March 2010 | 11,155 views

PenTBox – Penetration Testing Security Suite

PenTBox is a Security Suite that packs security and stability testing oriented tools for networks and systems. Programmed in Ruby and oriented to GNU/Linux systems, but compatible with Windows, MacOS and every systems where Ruby works. It is free, licensed under GNU/GPLv3. PenTBox Contains Cryptography tools Base64 Encoder & Decoder Multi-Digest (MD5, SHA1, SHA256, SHA384, [...]

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03 March 2010 | 14,686 views

Ncrack – High Speed Network Authentication Cracking Tool

Ncrack is a high-speed network authentication cracking tool. It was built to help companies secure their networks by proactively testing all their hosts and networking devices for poor passwords. Security professionals also rely on Ncrack when auditing their clients. Ncrack was designed using a modular approach, a command-line syntax similar to Nmap and a dynamic [...]

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22 February 2010 | 20,106 views

Medusa 2.0 Released – Parallel Network Login Brute Forcing Tool

After what feels like an eternity (one year to the date since Medusa version 1.5), Medusa 2.0 is now available for public download. What is Medusa? Medusa is a speedy, massively parallel, modular, login brute-forcer for network services created by the geeks at Foofus.net. It currently has modules for the following services: AFP, CVS, FTP, [...]

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17 November 2009 | 21,779 views

Katana v1 (Kyuzo) – Portable Multi-Boot Security Suite

The Katana: Portable Multi-Boot Security Suite is designed to fulfill many of your computer security needs. The idea behind this tool is to bring together many of the best security distributions and applications to run from one USB Flash Drive. Instead of keeping track of dozens of CDs and DVDs loaded with your favorite security [...]

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12 November 2009 | 67,766 views

Cain & Abel v4.9.35 – Password Sniffer, Cracker and Brute-Forcing Tool

It’s been quite a while since we’ve written about Cain & Abel, one of the most powerful tools for the Windows platform (back in 2007 here). Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems. It allows easy recovery of various kind of passwords by sniffing the network, cracking encrypted passwords using [...]

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03 November 2009 | 21,842 views

Using Cloud Computing To Crack Passwords – Amazon’s EC2

Now this is interesting a proper mathematical calculation for using cloud computing to crack passwords, now Amazon has opened up their EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) the cost of massive parallel processing power has come right down. And guess what, someone thought of using it to crack passwords. It seems the cut-off would be a 12 [...]

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