Archive | Password Cracking

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13 March 2007 | 8,746 views

PwdHash from Stanford – Generate Passwords by Hashing the URL

The Common Password Problem. Users tend to use a single password at many different web sites. By now there are several reported cases where attackers breaks into a low security site to retrieve thousands of username/password pairs and directly try them one by one at a high security e-commerce site such as eBay. As expected, […]

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14 February 2007 | 318,594 views

THC-Hydra – The Fast and Flexible Network Login Hacking Tool

THC-Hydra rocks, it’s pretty much the most up to date and currently developed password brute forcing tool around at the moment. It supports a LOT of services and protocols too. Number one of the biggest security holes are passwords, as every password security study shows. Hydra is a parallelized login cracker which supports numerous protocols […]

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06 January 2007 | 33,627 views

LMCrack – Windows LanMan Hash Cracker Tool with Download

As a security consultant, job functions include Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments. The aim of these types of engagements is to demonstrate risk to the customer. One of the steps involved in demonstrating risk is password auditing (“cracking”) in order to assess the strength and quality of passwords in use in the environment. On a […]

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02 January 2007 | 228,462 views

Cain & Abel – Download the Super Fast and Flexible Password Cracker with Network Sniffing

Cain & Abel is easily one of our favourite password crackers here at Darknet, especially because it’s oldskool but still under development, unlike most other projects which have been abandoned as time passed. Cain & Abel has some awesome stuff built in like native network sniffing and network password grabbing. Cain & Abel is a […]

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29 December 2006 | 84,771 views

GoldenEye (GoldEye) Password Cracker – Download goldeye.zip or goldeneye.zip

GoldenEye is a brute-force hacking program and was written for web-masters to test the security of their own sites. This is an oldskool file, a lot of people are still looking for this. It should not be use by others to hack sites – this would be illegal! Under no circumstances should the author or […]

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11 November 2006 | 31,781 views

Medusa Fast Parallel Password Cracker 1.3 Released

Medusa is intended to be a speedy, massively parallel, modular, login brute-forcer. The goal is to support as many services which allow remote authentication as possible. The author considers following items as some of the key features of this application: Thread-based parallel testing. Brute-force testing can be performed against multiple hosts, users or passwords concurrently. […]

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02 November 2006 | 50,313 views

Wyd – Automated Password Profiling Tool

Wyd is a neat tool I found recently for Password Profiling. In current IT security environments, files and services are often password protected. In certain situation it is required to get access to files and/or data even when they are protected and the password is unknown. wyd.pl was born out of those two of situations: […]

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16 October 2006 | 213,412 views

Download pwdump 1.4.2 and fgdump 1.3.4 – Windows Password Dumping

New versions of the ultracool tools pwdump (1.4.2) and fgdump (1.3.4) have been released. Both versions provide some feature upgrades as well as bug fixes. Folks with really old versions of either program should definitely look at upgrading, since there are numerous performance improvements and full multithreading capabilities in both packages. If you don’t know..what […]

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11 September 2006 | 69,692 views

LCP – A Good FREE Alternative to L0phtcrack (LC5)

Since Symantec stopped development of L0phtcrack many people have been looking for alternatives. So don’t forget.. Jack the Ripper is still king Medusa is good Ophcrack for Rainbow Tables And now one more, introducting LCP, which we have talked about before in the article Password Cracking with Rainbowcrack and Rainbow Tables. LCP is freeware! The […]

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06 September 2006 | 1,102,796 views

Brutus Password Cracker – Download brutus-aet2.zip AET2

If you don’t know, Brutus is one of the fastest, most flexible remote password crackers you can get your hands on – it’s also free. It is available for Windows 9x, NT and 2000, there is no UN*X version available although it is a possibility at some point in the future. Brutus was first made […]

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