Ports with duplicate LATEST_LINKS

Jens Schweikhardt schweikh at schweikhardt.net
Tue Feb 17 12:27:03 PST 2004


On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 12:15:40PM -0800, Cy Schubert wrote:
# In message <6.0.1.1.2.20040217204419.01e2a170 at 213.30.158.180>, Laurent 
# LEVIER w
# rites:
# > Hi Gentlemen,
# > 
# > It is really a brute force attack tool to obtain passwords.
# > A password cracker (as Crack, John the Ripper, ...) but oriented to work 
# > over the network.
# > 
# > Hydra does password cracking against SMB (Windows), telnet, POP/IMAP, FTP, ..
# > .
# > It does dictionnary attacks as simple password generation algorithms.
# > 
# > I use that in my company to evaluate passwords quality when I am not 
# > granted to crack the passwords directly from the box.
# > If I succeed, bad point for the box owner ;-)
# 
# Should I commit the following patch to correct the wording?

[s/Bruce/Brute]

I'd say yes. While googling turns up some "bruce force" password
cracker tools, the unpacked hydra port turns up nothing when grepped with

hydra/work/hydra-2.2 # find . -type f|xargs egrep -i bruce

Regards,

	Jens
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