THC-Hydra is a modern, fast and efficient network login cracker. We are talking about an application that is not simple and available to users of any "advanced" level, but nevertheless it is popular and in demand among many people.
Let's start our review with the functional characteristics of the program. It is based on a modular structure (which can be used to generate passwords to over 50 protocols, including telnet, ftp, http, https, smb, etc.). It is available for Windows, Linux (Kali Linux users get it as a bundle), Solaris, QNX (Blackberry 10), OSX.

The following protocols are currently supported:

What is Hydra for? - Mainly to recover lost passwords, not to crack your neighbor's. Keep this in mind!

THC Hydra for Windows or Linux

Download the archive and extract the files to disk.
This is a console utility, so we have to know the exact input commands and options. The latter are essential to configure the options. Here are some of them:

There are still modules (authentication methods) in the application syntax, but we will not denote them today.

When starting in the main console you should specify: login, passwords, server, port, services, number of threads, wait time etc. The software works with text files, so you can use password databases by specifying them in the entry window. Also, you need to specify some parameters: number of symbols, digits, etc.

Logins and passwords are based on dictionaries, which can be found on the Internet or extracted with a software application.

Download THC Hydra

We looked at a specialized open source software to search passwords in real time. It's console-based, yet functional, multitasking and fast, even though it's designed for a specific lawful purpose.

If you're looking for such a tool, we recommend you download THC Hydra on our website.

Program information
Title: THC-Hydra
Size: 889 kb
Operating system: Windows
Latest version: 9.3
Developer: van Hauser
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