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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseBSD 3-clause
Programming languagePython
AuthorNicolas Verdier
Latest releaseNo release found

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The mimipy tool is based on the work of mimipenguin and ported to Python. It can extract passwords from memory or overwrite them to prevent capture.

Usage and audience

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


  • Command line interface

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

Mimipy is under development by Nicolas Verdier.


Supported operating systems

Mimipy is known to work on Linux.

mimipy alternatives

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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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Buttercup is a cross-platform, free, and open-source password manager based on Node.js. It helps to store your passwords and secrets safely.

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