John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. Besides several crypt(3) password hash types most commonly found on various Unix systems, supported...
- - John the Ripper is the most popular Windows & Linux alternative to hashcat.
- - John the Ripper is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to hashcat.
John the Ripper Features
LaZagne is an open source application used to retrieve passwords stored on a local computer. Each software stores its passwords using different techniques (plaintext, APIs, custom algorithms, databases, etc.).
- - LaZagne is the most popular Mac alternative to hashcat.
Pyrit allows to create massive databases, pre-computing part of the IEEE 802.11 WPA/WPA2-PSK authentication phase in a space-time-tradeoff. Exploiting the computational power of Many-Core- and other platforms through ATI-Stream, Nvidia CUDA, OpenCL and VIA Padlock, it is...
L0phtCrack is a password auditing and recovery application (now called L0phtCrack 7) originally produced by Mudge from L0pht Heavy Industries. It is used to test password strength and sometimes to recover lost Microsoft Windows passwords, by using dictionary, brute-force, hybrid...
A CUDA & OpenCL accelerated rainbow table implementation from the ground up, and a CUDA hash brute forcing tool with support for many hash types including MD5, SHA1, LM, NTLM, and lots more!
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.31, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.