Password Attacks

Mentalist – Graphical Tool For Custom Wordlist Generation

Mentalist is a graphical tool for custom wordlist generation. It utilizes common human paradigms for constructing passwords and can output the full wordlist as well as rules compatible with Hashcat and John the Ripper.
Screenshot:
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Install from Source

Prerequisites

Linux (APT package manager)
Check if Python 3 is installed by running

python3 --version

If it is not, run:

sudo apt-get update && apt-get install python3.6

Additionally, you will need setuptools and Tk:

sudo apt-get install python3-setuptools python3-tk

OS X
There are varying ways of installing Python 3 on OS X, but the easiest is to install through Homebrew.

brew update && brew install python3

Windows
If using Windows, please refer to Installing Python 3 on Windows from the Hitchhiker’s Guide. It is also extremely helpful to click the Python 3 installer checkbox to add Python to your PATH.

Install Mentalist
Clone the Mentalist repository:

git clone https://github.com/sc0tfree/mentalist.git

Go into the directory:

cd mentalist

Run setup.py:

python3 setup.py install

Running Mentalist

You can now run mentalist from the shell with the command

mentalist

Future Work

  • Ability to scrape sites as an attribute in the Base Words node.
  • Add dictionaries and lists for more languages
  • Add UK post codes to Append/Prepend Nodes
  • Option to perform de-duplication of Base Words
  • Mentalist Chain file differencing

About the author

Icarus

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