Credential Access with THC Hydra

by Lee Allen

THC Hydra is a fast and powerful parallelized network login cracker with support for a wide variety of network protocols. Skill up your brute forcing techniques by leveraging THC Hydra to identify weak passwords.

What you'll learn

There's no way around it - people are going to use weak passwords. THC Hydra will help you identify these passwords so that you can then use the information towards Red or Blue Teaming efforts. In this course, Credential Access with THC Hydra, you will learn how to brute force network logins. First, you will see where THC Hydra fits into the kill chain and the Mitre ATT&CK framework. Next, you will discover how the flexibility of THC Hydra can assist you in cracking passwords for various network protocols. Finally, you will explore how to leverage the password cracking capabilities of THC Hydra towards your own penetration testing or password strength assessment activities. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to efficiently use THC Hydra towards your password cracking efforts.

About the author

Lee has worked in the security industry for over 20 years. His experience includes providing various security services to several organizations including an Internet Service Provider, a computer manufacturer, a global pharmaceutical company, a public university, and a large bank where he was responsible for the penetration testing team. Lee has published several books focused on teaching penetration testing skills and is an active Pluralsight author where he has published more than 10 video tra... more

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