THC-Hydra is a very fast network logon cracker which support many different services. Currently this tool supports – TELNET, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, HTTP-PROXY, SMB, SMBNT, MS-SQL, MYSQL, REXEC, RSH, RLOGIN, CVS, SNMP, SMTP-AUTH, SOCKS5, VNC, POP3, IMAP, NNTP, PCNFS, ICQ, SAP/R3, LDAP2, LDAP3, Postgres, Teamspeak, Cisco auth, Cisco enable, AFP, Subversion/SVN, Firebird, LDAP2, Cisco AAA (incorporated in telnet module). This tool is a proof of concept code, to give researchers and security consultants the possiblity to show how easy it would be to gain unauthorized access from remote to a system.

  • Update for the subversion module for newer SNV versions
  • Mysql module now has two implementations and uses a library when found
  • New logo for hydra!
  • Another patch to add the LOGIN auth mechanism to the smtpauth module
  • Better FTP 530 error code detection
  • Bugfix for the SVN module for non-standard ports
Download Hydra v5.9 (hydra-5.9-src.tar.gz) here.

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