acccheck alternatives

Looking for a better tool, or simply want to learn about alternatives? There is typically more than one option.

Alternatives (by tag)

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Alternative: eapmd5pass

Eapmd5pass is a password attack tool for EAP-MD5 authentication traffic. It uses an offline attack, meaning it deals with captured network data.

Project details

eapmd5pass is written in C.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • network analysis
  • password discovery
  • penetration test

eapmd5pass project page

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Alternative: Hashcat

Hashcat is a well-known tool to crack passwords. It has advanced features to improve performance, allow session resumption, and more.

Project details

Hashcat is written in C.

Strengths

  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Well-known tool

Typical usage

  • password discovery

Hashcat project page

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Alternative: John the Ripper

John the Ripper is a mature password cracker to find weak or known passwords.

John the Ripper is a mature password cracker to find weak or known passwords. It works on Linux and other flavors of Unix and Microsoft Windows.

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Alternative: Patator

Patator is a security tool to perform enumeration or brute-force attempts to discover authentication details. It can be used during penetration testing.

Project details

Patator is written in Python.

Strengths

  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • password discovery
  • penetration test
  • reconnaissance
  • vulnerability scanning

Patator project page

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Alternative: THC Hydra (thc-hydra)

THC Hydra is a brute-force cracking tool for remote authentication services. It supports many protocols, including telnet, FTP, LDAP, SSH, SNMP, and others.

Project details

THC Hydra is written in C.

Strengths

  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + Project is mature (10+ years)
  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • penetration test
  • security assessment

THC Hydra project page

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Alternative: PassGen

PassGen is a tool to help with password dictionary attacks to guess a password. It does not perform the attack but creates the related database.

Project details

PassGen is written in Python.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • password discovery
  • password strength testing
  • security assessment

PassGen project page