C Pentest

Open-source C projects categorized as Pentest

Top 9 C Pentest Projects

  • thc-hydra


    Project mention: Show HN: Hydra - Open-Source Columnar Postgres | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-09-19

    Nice tool, only unfortunate name, consider changing it. Already very well know security tool named hydra https://github.com/vanhauser-thc/thc-hydra been around since 2001. Then facebook went ahead and named their config tool hydra https://github.com/facebookresearch/hydra on top of it. Like we get it, hydra popular mythology but we could use more original naming for tools

  • windows-kernel-exploits

    windows-kernel-exploits Windows平台提权漏洞集合

    Project mention: Ask HN: Do you use any software (mainly) developed in China? | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-02-27

    This is a big one for me:


    Zoomeye, the chinese shodan is ok too.

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • Diamorphine

    LKM rootkit for Linux Kernels 2.6.x/3.x/4.x/5.x/6.x (x86/x86_64 and ARM64)

  • hydrafw

    HydraBus HydraFW official firmware for open source multi-tool for anyone interested in learning/developping/debugging/hacking/Penetration Testing for basic or advanced embedded hardware

    Project mention: Recommendations for general-purpose bus debuggers | /r/embedded | 2023-04-03
  • WSAAcceptBackdoor

    Winsock accept() Backdoor Implant.

  • uuid-loader

    UUID based Shellcode loader for your favorite C2

  • UhuruOS

    Uhuru OS - a Distro focused on enhancement several types of security

  • WorkOS

    The modern API for authentication & user identity. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • picoduck

    A cheap "bad" USB using a Raspberry Pi Pico running on Lua.

  • NetSHELL

    A small network utility tool to manage remote shell connections.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-09-19.

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What are some of the best open-source Pentest projects in C? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 thc-hydra 8,772
2 windows-kernel-exploits 7,598
3 Diamorphine 1,583
4 hydrafw 326
5 WSAAcceptBackdoor 111
6 uuid-loader 82
7 UhuruOS 42
8 picoduck 22
9 NetSHELL 10
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