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Ncrack and the flexibility of its core engine
From: ithilgore <ithilgore.ryu.l () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 21 May 2011 02:45:59 +0300

Hello nmap-dev,
I just happened to come across this blog-post by HackerTarget security firm
and wanted to share:


The results: Ncrack wins. Notice in the last section that Medusa and Hydra
essentially DoS the FTP service and fail, while Ncrack with its dynamic
engine (even with the fastest template -T5) manages to finish successfully
and finds the account reliably. This is the power of Ncrack's dynamic engine.

Finally, I have some new ideas (heuristic algorithms involved) in the
making, with the goal of extending and improving the core engine even more.


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