Tools compared: Remote brute-force password crackers
Finding the right tool can be difficult. 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.
|Strenghts||The source code of this software is available||More than 500 GitHub stars, The source code of this software is available||More than 25 contributors, More than 1000 GitHub stars, Project is mature (10+ years), The source code of this software is available|
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|More information||Crowbar review||Medusa review||Ncrack review||Patator review||THC Hydra review|