Zydra is a file password recovery tool and Linux shadow file cracker. It uses the dictionary search or Brute force method for cracking passwords.
To run the app, minimal requirements are:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qpdf unrar
$ pip3 install py-term
sudo wget http://www.figlet.org/fonts/epic.flf -O /usr/share/figlet/epic.flf
This tool is only for testing and academic purposes Do not use it for illegal purposes!
Download Zydra by cloning the Git repository:
$ git clone https://github.com/hamedA2/Zydra.git
You can also use vagrant to automatically install and run Zydra (more information at the bottom of the page).
2- Brute force search to find the password for the users in the shadow file
Minimum length of password is 4 and maximum length is 4 and we try to find passwords that are composed of numbers and symbols letters.
$ python3 Zydra.py –f shadow –b digits,symbols –m 4 –x 4
To run Zydra using vagrant use the following command (you have to be in the same folder as the repository):
and once it finishes inialisation, you can run:
to connect to the virtual machine.
To exit the virtual machine just type
exit in the shell.
To destroy the virtual machine run
More information regarding vagrant usage can be found here
By default the
Vagrantfile uses the following settings:
vb.cpus = 4 vb.memory = 4096
Vagrantfile and change those values to improve the performance.
A special thank to, Hamed Izadi
This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE.md file for details