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)

56

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

        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

        96

        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

          60

          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

            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

              100

              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

                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

                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

                  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

                    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

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