Medusa: Cracking Login Username Passwords

November 17, 2016 | Views: 14782

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In this article, I will tell you about a tool that can be used for cracking login usernames and passwords. This tool is an excellent bruteforcer, named Medusa.

It is comes preinstalled on Kali Linux, so there is no need for you to search for it or install it. Simply open up the terminal and type: medusa or man medusa

The main line for cracking the login usernames and passwords is: medusa -h host_name -U users.txt -P pass.txt -M ftp/telnet/http

h/H is for host/hostsname(file)

u/U  user/users name(file)

p/P  password/passwords (file)

M is module being used. you can dump the modules using the command: medusa -d


I have created a video for the demonstration so that it is easier for you to follow along. Please watch it below and leave comments on this page if you have any questions!

If you liked this post and found it helpful, please view my other post on the Fluxion tool:

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  1. Thanks friend for sharing. Where should get that file ..list”?

  2. Thanks for sharing such a nice info

  3. great video. i like using kali Linux. I’m still learning it though. where do get the list for the passwords?

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