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Trying to answer the following Q for an exam:

What does the parameter "-e ns" in the online brute force tool of Hydra do?

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-e ns     additional checks, "n" for null password, "s" try login as pass

Meaning it will try <blank password> and will try the users login as their password.
churchhousetrustAuthor Commented:
so is it:

1.specifies to test each user account with a null password and a password the same as the username.
2. specifies to test for an account with a null username and blank password.
3. specifies to test each password with a blank or null user account as the name.
4. no of above :)
Number 1.

Look at it as a being a password switch.
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