THC-Hydra v6.3 released

THC-Hydra – the best parallized login hacker: for Samba, FTP, POP3, IMAP, Telnet, HTTP Auth, LDAP, NNTP, MySQL, VNC, ICQ, Socks5, PCNFS, Cisco and more. Includes SSL support and is part of Nessus.


  • Added patch by Petar(dot)Kaley(at) which adds nice icons to cygwin hydra files
  • Added patch by Gauillaume Rousse which fixes a warning display
  • New Oracle module (for databases via OCI, for TNS Listener passwd, for SID enumeration)
  • New SMTP user enum module (using VRFY, EXPN or RCPT command)
  • Memory leak fix for -x bruteforcing option reported by Alex Lau
  • Fix for svn module, for some versions it needs one more lib, thanks to the Debian team for reporting!
  • Fix ssh module, on connection refused a credential could be lost
  • Fix http-form module, a redirect was not always followed
  • QA on all modules for memory leaks
  • Better gtk detection (to not even try xhydra compilation when its useless)
  • First blant attempt for configuring to x64 systems (Linux and *BSD)
  • Updated network password cracker comparison on the web page (for hydra and new ncrack)
  • Indented all source code


NJ Ouchn

"Passion is needed for any great work, and for the revolution, passion and audacity are required in big doses"