Re: linux password cracking tools
From: Tom Servo (xtomservox_at_gmail.com)
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:48:57 -0700 To: "Paul Aviles" <email@example.com>
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you should be able to do this with PAM authentication if your system
uses Pluggable Authentication Modules.
if you are unfamiliar with PAM, the www.sun.com website has some good
free docs about how it works.
On Aug 24, 2005, at 8:15 AM, Paul Aviles wrote:
> Is there a way to lock passwords for lets say 5 minutes after so
> many bad attempts and for them to reset automatically after certain
> period? We do this under Windows and Netware and your email just
> made me wonder under linux. Just curious if possible or any tips.
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> From: Bénoni MARTIN [mailto:Benoni.MARTIN@libertis.ga]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2005 12:42 PM
> To: paavan shah; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: linux password cracking tools
> There are so plenty password cracking tools around the web:
> - Anger
> - Cain & Abel
> - Crack
> - Hydra
> - John The Ripper
> - LCP
> - LM Crack
> - L0phtCrack 4
> - PWdump3
> - RainbowCrack
> - THC KeyFinder
> - Venom
> - YaHa
> - ...
> Some should be more relevant than others, depending on what kind of
> passwords you want to crack :)
> Drop me an email if you need the links to these tools, but googling
> around should give you what's needed.
> Hope this helps ...
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