mimipy alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace mimipy? During the review of mimipy we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. mimipenguin (password extractor)
  2. uitkyk (memory analysis framework for Android)
  3. Buttercup for desktop (cross-platform password manager)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to mimipy.

Alternatives (by score)

64

mimipenguin

Introduction

The tool requires root permissions to work.

Project details

mimipenguin is written in Python, shell script.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available
  • - No releases on GitHub available
  • - Full name of author is unknown

Typical usage

  • Information gathering
  • Security assessment

mimipenguin review

60

uitkyk

Introduction

Uitkyk is a security framework to identify Android malware by investigation memory. It detects suspicious processes by looking at the so-called memory heap.

Project details

uitkyk is written in JavaScript.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available

    uitkyk review

    100

    Buttercup for desktop

    Introduction

    The typical users have at least a multitude of ten when it comes to passwords. Ensuring that every website has a unique password and remembering, is almost impossible. Passwords managers like Buttercup help with the generation and secure storage of these secrets. It is freely available and open source, making it a good alternative for commercial options.

    Project details

    Buttercup for desktop is written in Node.js.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 10 contributors
    • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Password management

      Buttercup for desktop review

      74

      Confidant

      Introduction

      Most applications with a connection to a database or other software component, need some form of authentication. Often the related credentials are stored in a configuration file. A secret manager like Confidant will provide an alternative, by storing the details in a database. Only applications that need to access the secrets are allowed to obtain them. Often system administrators are denied access to them.

      Project details

      Confidant is written in Python.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available
      • + Supported by a large company

        Typical usage

        • Secrets management
        • Secure storage

        Confidant review

        100

        hashcat

        Introduction

        Hashcat can be used to discover lost passwords, or as part of a security assignment. For example, it could be trying to crack a password from a password file that was obtained during a penetration test.

        Project details

        hashcat is written in C.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 25 contributors
        • + More than 4000 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available
        • + Well-known tool

          Typical usage

          • Password discovery

          hashcat review

          56

          John the Ripper

          Introduction

          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.

          Project details

          63

          KeePassX

          Introduction

          The database is encrypted with AES (alias Rijndael) or Twofish encryption algorithm using a 256-bit key. KeePassX uses a database format that is compatible with KeePass Password Safe.

          Project details

          KeePassX is written in C++.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available
          • + Well-known tool
          • - Full name of author is unknown

          Typical usage

          • Secure storage

          KeePassX review

          97

          KeePassXC

          Introduction

          KeePassXC is a cross-platform platform to store sensitive data like passwords, keys, and other secrets. It has a graphical user interface and is written in C++.

          Project details

          KeePassXC is written in C++.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 50 contributors
          • + Runs on multiple platforms
          • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Password management
            • Secure storage

            KeePassXC review

            68

            LaZagne

            Introduction

            The LaZagne tool can be a good addition to the toolkit of pentesters or forensic specialists to recover sensitive details from systems. For a pentester, this typically means that limited access has been gained. By trying to find passwords from local applications, the step to other applications or privilege level might be possible. For example, a password that is shared among multiple services, or even finding an administrator password.

            Project details

            LaZagne is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 10 contributors
            • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Data extraction
              • Information gathering
              • Password discovery
              • Password recovery

              LaZagne review

              60

              not24get

              Introduction

              API: pwdCheckModule object in ppolicy.
              Executable: "check password script" in Samba suite (not24get_check)

              This module is a wrapper around libpasswdqc, the library that powers the pam_passwdqc module.

              Project details

              not24get is written in C.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • Password strength testing

                not24get review

                48

                pass (password-store)

                Introduction

                The pass utility is also known as password-store. It uses GPG and Unix directories to store passwords and others secrets.

                Project details

                60

                PassGen

                Introduction

                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 and weaknesses

                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Password discovery
                  • Password strength testing
                  • Security assessment

                  PassGen review

                  60

                  Passmgr

                  Introduction

                  Passmgr is a simple portable password manager written in Go. It helps with storing secrets, like passwords and API keys.

                  Project details

                  60

                  pass-rotate

                  Introduction

                  This tool makes it easier to rotate your passwords one at a time or in bulk. For example, when security events or as a routine to do a regular rotation of passwords.

                  Project details

                  pass-rotate is written in Python.

                  Strengths and weaknesses

                  • + The source code of this software is available

                    Typical usage

                    • Password management

                    pass-rotate review

                    74

                    pick

                    Introduction

                    Tools like pick are used to store passwords and secrets safely.

                    Project details

                    pick is written in Golang.

                    Strengths and weaknesses

                    • + Very low number of dependencies
                    • + The source code of this software is available

                      Typical usage

                      • Data security
                      • Secure storage

                      pick review

                      64

                      TeamVault

                      Introduction

                      Storing passwords within a team security can be a challenging task. TeamVault is a password manager with the goal to be easy to use, flexible, and adhering to several security principles. These include a solid base for the data encryption, support for folders, and role-based access control (RBAC).

                      Project details

                      TeamVault is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + The source code of this software is available
                      • - No releases on GitHub available

                      Typical usage

                      • Password management
                      • Secrets management

                      TeamVault review

                      78

                      THC Hydra (thc-hydra)

                      Introduction

                      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 and weaknesses

                      • + 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 testing
                        • Security assessment

                        THC Hydra review

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