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How to SSH bruteforce on Linux/Mac OS X

SSH is an acronym for Secure Socket sHell, which provides a secure connection access to a remote machine.

By using this SSH Bruteforce tool, you can test security stuff like iptables, sshguard or fail2ban to see whether the rules or policy that have been set working or not. You also able to see the procedure of real hacking attempt.

Like most of brute forcing tools, first you’ll need a big passlist. You can get one from here:

Get SSHBrute python script:

To get it to work you will need this packages:

For Mac OS X user, this is the requirement:

  • Xcode 4.3 (App Store link) or later installed including Command Line Tools or install GCC and Command Line Tools without Xcode
  • Get Paramiko 1.7.7.2+ (or whatever the newest version is), this package includes PyCrypto

Download Paramiko at here:

Then, unzip the Paramiko archive and go to that directory:

Type the following command to start installing:

After that, unzip SSHBrute:

Go to SSHBrute directory:

To start the script, run this command:

The parameter:
-h = hostname/IP address
-u = username/username list
-d = password list

This is how the tool works:

WiredEquivalentPrivacy 128-bit encryption key pwnd!

WEP 128-bit.. a long encryption key..
how can i get this key?
by using aireplay-ng – injecting the probe and replay the packet..
also dont forget to dump it! 🙂


hurmm.. not really good to secure your network..
although it is 128-bit key, still can get the key..

till next time dude!