Tools compared: Remote brute-force password crackers
Finding the right tool can be difficult. This sheet compares Crowbar, Medusa, Ncrack, Patator and THC Hydra.
|Description||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|
|Last release||v.3.4 (2016-01-20)||Unknown||Unknown||0.6 (2014-08-25)||8.6 (2017-07-21)|
|Tool page (last updated)||2017-09-18||2017-07-29||2017-07-29||2017-09-17||2017-09-17|