Welcome to hacking a rise in this we are going to show you how to brute a ssh with xhydra pre installed on kali linux this the gui of hydra (aka Thc-Hydra) i have taking the ip for the attack of shodan the hackers search engine find out more here

what is Xhrydra

xHydra (better known as “thc-hydra”) is an online password attack tool. It brute forces various combinations on live services like telnet, ssh, http, https, smb, snmp, smtp etc. Hydra supports 30+ protocols including their SSL enabled ones. It brute forces on services we specify by using user-lists & wordlists. Hydra works in 4 modes:
One username & one password
User-list & One password
One username & Password list
User-list & Password list
Hydra Homepage here

How to use Xhydra

Step 1: Open xhydra

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Step 2: Set Target & protocol in the target tab.

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Step 3: Set the username as root & specify the location for a wordlist in passwords tab.

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Note: Kali Linux comes with built-in wordlists. Search them using the command: locate *.lst or *.txt in terminal.
command: locate *.lst
Other wide ranges of wordlist ranging up to 3GB or more are available on the web or github .

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Setting Password Options

Step 4: Set no of tasks to 28 in tuning tab since this will reduce congestion & chance of detection. But takes longer to complete. This is also necessary to mitigate account lockout duration.
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Tuning Options

Step 5: Start the xhydra from Start tab.

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starting the Attack

Step 6: Scroll Down & Wait until the password gets cracked

So lads there ya have it how to brute ssh what xhydra or the gui for hydra lol its a nice easy tool to use so gave it a shot and see that ya can get lol anyways lads im the laughingman


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