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Tool and Usage

The tool changeme is a credential scanner for default usernames and passwords, or common combinations of these.

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Why this tool?

Supported protocols:

  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • SSH
  • SSH with key

How it works

The changeme tool has a separation of code and credential data. This data is stored in YAML files and can be processed by the tool. A credential file can be created with the --mkcred parameter.

Usage and audience

changeme is commonly used for password strength testing or security assessment. Target users for this tool are pentesters and security professionals.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Changeme is under development by Zach Grace.


Supported operating systems

Changeme is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use changeme.

  • cerberus
  • jinja2
  • logutils
  • lxml
  • netaddr
  • nose
  • paramiko
  • psycopg2
  • pyodbc
  • python-libnmap
  • pyyaml
  • requests
  • responses
  • shodan
  • sqlalchemy
  • tabulate

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Project details
Latest release1.1.1 [2018-03-30]
Last updatedApril 1, 2018

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