elpscrk VS thc-hydra

Compare elpscrk vs thc-hydra and see what are their differences.

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elpscrk thc-hydra
4 3
356 6,143
- -
0.8 7.5
10 months ago 12 days ago
Python C
GNU General Public License v3.0 only GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of elpscrk. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-01.


Posts with mentions or reviews of thc-hydra. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-06.
  • Awesome Penetration Testing
    124 projects | dev.to | 6 Oct 2021
    THC Hydra - Online password cracking tool with built-in support for many network protocols, including HTTP, SMB, FTP, telnet, ICQ, MySQL, LDAP, IMAP, VNC, and more.
  • Ghost Radmin (remote access virus) found in kali iISO
    1 project | reddit.com/r/Kalilinux | 26 Jul 2021
  • TryHackMe(THM) | Basic Pentesting
    1 project | dev.to | 24 Jul 2021
    ┌──(x117㉿kali)-[~/Desktop/THM/BasicPentesting] └─$ hydra -l jan -P /usr/share/wordlists/rockyou.txt ssh Hydra v9.1 (c) 2020 by van Hauser/THC & David Maciejak - Please do not use in military or secret service organizations, or for illegal purposes (this is non-binding, these *** ignore laws and ethics anyway). Hydra (https://github.com/vanhauser-thc/thc-hydra) starting at 2021-07-24 13:30:51 [WARNING] Many SSH configurations limit the number of parallel tasks, it is recommended to reduce the tasks: use -t 4 [DATA] max 16 tasks per 1 server, overall 16 tasks, 14344399 login tries (l:1/p:14344399), ~896525 tries per task [DATA] attacking ssh:// [STATUS] 181.00 tries/min, 181 tries in 00:01h, 14344223 to do in 1320:50h, 16 active [STATUS] 117.67 tries/min, 353 tries in 00:03h, 14344051 to do in 2031:45h, 16 active [22][ssh] host: login: jan password: 1 of 1 target successfully completed, 1 valid password found [WARNING] Writing restore file because 4 final worker threads did not complete until end. [ERROR] 4 targets did not resolve or could not be connected [ERROR] 0 target did not complete Hydra (https://github.com/vanhauser-thc/thc-hydra) finished at 2021-07-24 13:37:47

What are some alternatives?

When comparing elpscrk and thc-hydra you can also consider the following projects:

phpass - Python implementation of the portable PHP password hashing framework

pydictor - A powerful and useful hacker dictionary builder for a brute-force attack

pcileech - Direct Memory Access (DMA) Attack Software

mimikatz - A little tool to play with Windows security

SQLMap - Automatic SQL injection and database takeover tool

naive-hashcat - Crack password hashes without the fuss :cat2:

RustScan - 🤖 The Modern Port Scanner 🤖

Metasploit - Metasploit Framework

scapy - Scapy: the Python-based interactive packet manipulation program & library. Supports Python 2 & Python 3.

Network-segmentation-cheat-sheet - Best practices for segmentation of the corporate network of any company

Chromiux - Chromiux is a python based console app that extracts the encrypted saved passwords/cookies in txt format of chrome browser.

lynis - Lynis - Security auditing tool for Linux, macOS, and UNIX-based systems. Assists with compliance testing (HIPAA/ISO27001/PCI DSS) and system hardening. Agentless, and installation optional.