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Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:22:28 +0300
From: Aleksey Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: precomputed attacks for john: rainbow tables and
 other ways


On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 05:09:16PM -0400, Matt Weir wrote:
> Side note, to back up what Aleksey said, Rainbow Tables, (or Hellman
> Tables), don't have to be charset based. As long as you have a fast
> indexing function you can create dictionary based rainbow tables too. The
> method described by Aleksy is very much like the PRINCE attack. If you want
> to look at some of the issues with other rule based rainbow tables you
> might want to check out Chapter 4 of my dissertation where I did some
> research on the subject.

That's awesome thing to read!

I see, there is UnLock and it generates better wordlists than john in
some cases. Is it Free Software? Why is not it integrated into john?


Aleksey Cherepanov

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