Forum Thread: Is There a Tool or Machine Used to Hack Password

Hello There,

i recently had some questions about hacking

  1. can i configure the length of a password
  2. specials tools used for hacking passwords

is there a tool used to define how many characters a passwords consist of like lets take h1king as a password and root_user as the user name of the ftp server and we are trying to brute force the ftp credentials and get server access so is there a way i can find the length of the characters find in the password

E.g. length of characters in the password h1king = 6

so i have spend some time on software development and hacking but the most common way to hack into a password is using password dictionary or adding phishing into the user and collecting some credentials related with the password but those tools don't seem very effective so is there any tool that could guess all possible outcome of a password (e.g. lets assume a password containing 3 characters /qwe/ and lets suggest the length of the characters would be 3 so the password can only contain 3 types of characters "qwe" and the length of the password should be 3 so the maximum possible outcome of this password would be "number of characters ^length of password" which produces 27 lists of passwords)

this was just a sample of my example so a standard keyboard contains 107 characters and a random strong password contains 12-15 characters so let assume the length of 20 characters password so there will be maximum of 3.8696845e+40 characters this might take a bit long but will be so much effective way to gain credential

or is there a tool used to guess the password character after character like lets take the example h1king

so the tool checks for the first character with trial and error (checks for all 107 characters and moves to the second character when the correct variable is found in this case h) same apply to the other characters

does those dream tools exist

and on many movies like ocean's 8 they use a specific hacking machine for identifying the passwords

take a look at 2:16 does those machine exist or are they just a myth

1 Response

Yes. What are you talking about is BruteForce attacks, trying all the possibilities to find a password.
There is HashCat that is very good, you can also try John the Reaper. Personally i only tested HashCat.

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