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Re: THC Hydra and handling of the password file
From: David Maciejak <david.maciejak () gmail com>
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2011 18:14:23 +0200

On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Martin T <m4rtntns () gmail com> wrote:
Is it true that Hydra, before attacking the specified host, will read
the entire password file(-P /root/words.txt) into the RAM? If yes,
then what are the size limitations for the password file?

The limitation depends directly on the ram available on the host
running hydra, and of course the passwords length.
So it's hard to give you a value, just do some tests.


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