Tag Archive | "brute-force"


01 February 2011 | 19,456 views

NiX Brute Force – Parallel Log-in Brute Forcing/Password Cracking Tool

NiX Brute Forcer is a tool that uses brute force in parallel to log into a system without having authentication credentials beforehand. This tool is intended to demonstrate the importance of choosing strong passwords. The goal of NiX is to support a variety of services that allow remote authentication such as: MySQL, SSH, FTP, IMAP. [...]

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04 October 2010 | 27,534 views

THC-Hydra 5.8 Released – Extremely Fast Multi-Threaded Login/Password Cracker

The number one biggest security hole is passwords, as every password security study shows. Hydra is a parallelized (multi-threaded) login cracker which supports attacking/cracking numerous protocols. New modules are easy to add, beside that, it is flexible and very fast. We haven’t mentioned Hydra since way back in 2007 – THC-Hydra – The Fast and [...]

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22 February 2010 | 20,494 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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12 November 2009 | 67,973 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 | 21,891 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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21 October 2009 | 33,130 views

Retarded E-mails – Carding, Coins, Bombs & More!

Ah it’s that time of the year again when all the back to skoolers have some mad l33t knowledge and wanna h4x0r the planet or something. Hmmm website hacking, sounds simple eh? thriller wrote: hai i would like to know website hacking how?……… sedn to my mail Ok I’m following up up to the exploding [...]

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19 May 2009 | 10,442 views

Retarded E-mails – Brute Force, Change School Grades, Hack US Military & MORE

It’s been a few months since the last Retard Update, and it’s definitely been slower since I posted the disclaimer and link on the Contact Page. There have been some weird ones, one worders, one liners and stuff in foreign languages. Anyway let’s get started with a classic ‘script-kiddy I can’t operate my computer‘ type [...]

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04 March 2009 | 19,268 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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05 December 2008 | 46,759 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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22 July 2008 | 80,423 views

TSGrinder – Brute Force Terminal Services Server

This is a tool that has been around quite some time too, it’s still very useful though and it’s a very niche tool specifically for brute forcing Windows Terminal Server. TSGrinder is the first production Terminal Server brute force tool, and is now in release 2. The main idea here is that the Administrator account, [...]

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