mimipenguin

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Tool and Usage

The mimipenguin tools extracts and dumps discovered login passwords for an active Linux user. It is inspired by the mimikatz tool for Windows.

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Introduction

The tool requires root permissions to work.

Usage and audience

mimipenguin is commonly used for information gathering or security assessment. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review and remarks

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

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

  • - No releases on GitHub available
  • - Full name of author is unknown

Installation

Supported operating systems

Mimipenguin is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found

Project health

60
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Links

GitHub iconMimipenguin GitHub page
Twitter icon@HunterGregal

Categories

This tool is categorized as a information extracting tool and password security tool.

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