THC-HYDRA – fast and flexible network login hacker

THC-HYDRA – fast and flexible network login hacker.


A very fast network logon cracker which support many different services
state-of-the-art: hydra-6.1-src.tar.gz (IPv6 and new modules)
stable: hydra-5.9.1-src.tar.gz (just fixes)

Last update 2011-02-03

[0x00] News and Changelog

Hydra is now over 10 years old! Yeah!
Good news: hydra is now co-maintained by co-maintained by David Maciejak @ gmail (dot) com,
thanks a lot!
Hydra is made available under GPLv3 with a special OpenSSL license expansion.
No more windows .exe cygwin port. Too many clueless people hassled me why hydra.exe
does not work for them when they double-click on it … duh

Because v6 contains a lot of new code for IPv6, 5.9.x is kept and maintained further until v6 is stable.
It was tested to work on Linux, Windows/Cygwin, Solaris 11, FreeBSD 8.1 and OSX.

CHANGELOG for 6.1 (development and new features)
* More license updates for the files for the debian guys
* Fix for the configure script to correctly detect postgresql
* Add checks for libssh v0.4 and support for ssh v1
* Merge all latest crypto code in sasl files
* Fix SVN compilation issue on openSUSE (tested with v11.3)

CHANGELOG for 6.0 (development and new features)
* Added GPL exception clause to license to allow linking to OpenSSL – debian people need this
* IPv6 support finally added. Note: sip and socks5 modules do not support IPv6 yet
* Bugfix for SIP module, thanks to yori(at)counterhackchallenges(dot)com
* Compile fixes for systems without OpenSSL or old OpenSSL installations
* Eliminated compile time warnings
* xhydra updates to support the new features (david@)
* Added CRAM-MD5, DIGEST-MD5 auth mechanism to the smtp-auth module (david@)
* Added LOGIN, PLAIN, CRAM-(MD5,SHA1,SHA256) and DIGEST-MD5 auth mechanisms to the imap and pop3 modules (david@)
* Added APOP auth to POP3 module (david@)
* Added NTLM and DIGEST-MD5 to http-auth module and DIGEST-MD5 to http-proxy module (david@)
* Fixed VNC module for None and VLC auth (david@)
* Fixes for LDAP module (david@)
* Bugfix Telnet module linemode option negotiation using win7 (david@)
* Bugfix SSH module when max auth connection is reached (david@)

CHANGELOG for 5.9.1 (stable)
* Fixes for SSH, VNC and LDAP (all by david@)

Have fun!

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