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Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:53:39 -0400
From: Rich Rumble <richrumble@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: JtR encoding help needed

On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 6:14 AM, Frank Dittrich <frank.dittrich@...lbox.org>
wrote:

> On 08/20/2015 10:08 AM, Shinnok wrote:
> > I think Frank asked for this in one of his Johnny reviews? Frank, have
> you ever encountered non-printable ASCII in passwords, maybe just in
> contests?
>
> I only remember I noticed that when a user had a single space character
> (' ') as a password, the UI wouldn't let me know that the password had
> been cracked, because that line looked exactly like the lines of
> uncracked passwords.
>
FWIW I use, and have encouraged others to use alt+255 in their passwords.
It looks like space but isn't :) LM and NTLM have allowed it ever since I
can remember.
-rich

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