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.
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:
- + The source code of this software is available
- - No releases on GitHub available
- - Full name of author is unknown
Supported operating systems
Mimipenguin is known to work on Linux.
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