not24get alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace not24get? During the review of not24get 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. PassGen (password dictionary attack tool)
  2. mimipenguin (password extractor)
  3. Crowbar (brute forcing tool)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to not24get.

Alternatives (by score)

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

    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

    Crowbar

    Introduction

    While most brute forcing tools take a similar approach, Crowbar can use different methods that are not always available in other utilities. For example, Crowbar can use SSH keys, instead of the typical username and password combination. This might be useful during penetration testing when these type of details are discovered.

    Project details

    Crowbar is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Penetration testing

      Crowbar review

      56

      acccheck

      Introduction

      The acccheck tool performs a password guessing and dictionary attack on SMB services used to share files and printers.

      Project details

      acccheck is written in Perl.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No updates for a while

      Typical usage

      • Password discovery
      • Password strength testing

      acccheck review

      60

      eapmd5pass

      Introduction

      A tool like this would be most likely used to show the weakness of old authentication protocols, including penetration testing.

      Project details

      eapmd5pass is written in C.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Network analysis
        • Password discovery
        • Penetration testing

        eapmd5pass review

        60

        pwdlyser

        Introduction

        The pwdlyser tool can help during penetration tests and security assignments to analyze cracked passwords and their strength.

        Project details

        pwdlyser is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Password strength testing
          • Penetration testing

          pwdlyser 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

                  Passmgr

                  Introduction

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

                  Project details

                  93

                  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

                      64

                      mimipy

                      Introduction

                      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.

                      Project details

                      mimipy is written in Python.

                      Strengths and weaknesses

                      • + The source code of this software is available

                        Typical usage

                        • Data extraction
                        • Information gathering
                        • Security assessment

                        mimipy 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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