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Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 15:11:37 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Brad Tilley" <brad@...ystems.com>
To: "Solar Designer" <solar@...nwall.com>
Cc: "Brad Tilley" <brad@...ystems.com>,
 john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Brute Force TrueCrypt Headers

> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 11:04:02PM -0400, Brad Tilley wrote:
>> Here is my source code: http://16s.us/TCHead/downloads/
>>
>> Here is the FAQ: http://16s.us/TCHead/faq/
>
> Here's another implementation, including some CUDA code:
>
> https://code.google.com/p/truecrack/
>
> GPLv3, unfortunately.
>
> I learned of this one from:
>
> http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/u116n/truecrack_a_bruteforce_password_cracker_for/
>
> The reported speed is only 15 passwords/second on a quad-core CPU.
> Brad - how does this compare to your implementation's speed?
>
> Alexander

Mine does about 50 passwords a second, but it's not optimized to crack
passwords. I have a bit in the FAQ about that: http://16s.us/TCHead/faq/

A multi-threaded or multi-process attack should do more than that.

Brad


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