Archive | Password Cracking


29 October 2009 | 5,441 views

KrbGuess – Guess/Enumerate Kerberos User Accounts

KrbGuess is a small and simple tool which can be used during security testing to guess valid usernames against a Kerberos environment. It allows you to do this by studying the response from a TGT request to the KDC server. The tool works against both Microsoft Active Directory, MIT and Heimdal Kerberos implementations. In addition [...]

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29 July 2009 | 58,792 views

crack.pl – SHA1 & MD5 Hash Cracking Tool

crack.pl is a tool for cracking SHA1 & MD5 hashes, including a new BETA tool which can crack MD5 that have been salted. You can use a dictionary file or bruteforce and it can be used to generate tables itself. NOTE – Salt function is currently only available for md5, you need to append ‘\’ [...]

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07 July 2009 | 33,750 views

MultiISO LiveDVD v1.0 – BackTrack, Knoppix & Ophcrack

MultiISO LiveDVD is an integrated Live DVD technology which combines some of the very popular Live CD ISOs already available on the internet. It can be used for security reconnaissance, vulnerability identification, penetration testing, system rescue, media center and multimedia, system recovery, etc. It’s a all-in-one multipurpose LiveDVD put together. There’s something in it for [...]

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30 June 2009 | 133,806 views

Kon-Boot – Reset Windows & Linux Passwords

Kon-Boot is an prototype piece of software which allows to change contents of a Linux kernel (and now Windows kernel also!!!) on the fly (while booting). In the current compilation state it allows to log into a Linux system as ’root’ user without typing the correct password or to elevate privileges from current user to [...]

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22 April 2009 | 6,559 views

EFIPW – Modify Apple EFI Firmware Passwords

EFIPW is a tool that can be used to decode and modify Apple EFI firmware passwords via the command line. It is designed after the non open source OFPW utility and is designed to work on Intel machines running Leopard or newer. Useful for lab deployments (setting the firmware password of machines as a post [...]

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04 March 2009 | 19,179 views

Medusa v1.5 Released – Parallel, Modular Login Brute Forcing Tool

Finally an update to Medusa! Version 1.5 of Medusa is now available for public download. Medusa 1.4 was released quite some time back in November 2007 and before that Medusa 1.3 showed up November 2006. You would have thought version 1.5 would have been released in November 2008! Looks like they missed by a few [...]

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24 February 2009 | 7,141 views

WMAT Released – Web Mail Auth Tool For Testing Web Mail Logins

WMAT is Web Mail Auth Tool that provide some essential functions for testing web mail logins, written in python with support of pyCurl. How it works? It is very simple, You give WMAT file with usernames, file with passwords, URL of web mail app and chose pattern for attack. Patterns are XML files that define [...]

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23 January 2009 | 41,581 views

CeWL – Custom Word List Generator Tool for Password Cracking

It seems to be trendy lately to make tools which can create custom or more specific word lists for password cracking, just last week we posted about the web application The Associative Word List Generator (AWLG), which crawls the whole web to look for associated words with a given topic. This application is more towards [...]

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14 January 2009 | 36,566 views

The Associative Word List Generator (AWLG) – Create Related Wordlists for Password Cracking

You may remember some time back we did a fairly exhaustive post on Password Cracking Wordlists and Tools for Brute Forcing. Wyd the Password Profiling Tool also does something similar to AWLG but it’s a PERL script rather than being based online. I’d prefer if AWLG let us download an offline version too personally. About [...]

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05 December 2008 | 46,574 views

The World’s Fastest MD5 Cracker – BarsWF

BarsWF is basically an MD5 cracking tool and at the moment, is currently the fastest. Right now on nVidia 9600GT/C2D 3Ghz CUDA version does 350 M keys/sec, SSE2 version does 108 M keys/sec. You may check benchmarks of all known good MD5 bruteforcers here. Changes in 0.8 Added checks for errors when calling CUDA kernel. [...]

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