Tool comparison of Remote brute-force password crackers
Finding the right tool for the job can be difficult task. This sheet compares Crowbar, Medusa, Ncrack, Patator, and THC Hydra.
Crowbar is a brute forcing tool that can be used during penetration tests. Unlike other similar tools it uses different methods to achieve its goal.
Patator is a security tool to perform enumeration or brute-force attempts to discover authentication details. It can be used during penetration testing.
THC Hydra is a brute-force cracking tool for remote authentication services. It supports many protocols, including telnet, FTP, LDAP, SSH, SNMP, and others.
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