Tag Archives: SSH

Fail2ban – Framework to Block SSH Brute-force Attack

Fail2ban is a framework that you can use to scan log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/error_log) and bans IPs that show the malicious signs

Ncrack – Network Authentication Cracking Tool

Ncrack is a high-speed network authentication cracking tool. It was built to help companies secure their networks by proactively testing all their hosts and networking devices for poor passwords.

HASSH – Profiling Method for SSH Clients and Servers

HASSH is a network fingerprinting standard which can be used to identify specific Client and Server SSH implementations.

Cowrie – SSH/Telnet Honeypot

Cowrie is a medium interaction SSH and Telnet honeypot designed to log brute force attacks and the shell interaction performed by the attacker.

BruteX – Automatically BruteForce Running Services

BruteX is an automated tool to run brute force against all services running on a target.

ssh-audit – SSH Server Auditing Tool

ssh-audit is a tool to check the ssh server settings and configuration.

Patator – Multi-purpose Brute-forcer

Patator was written out of frustration from using Hydra, Medusa, Ncrack, Metasploit modules and Nmap NSE scripts for password guessing attacks.