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Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 07:34:50 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Compiling a bunch of john.pot files?

On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 07:17:26PM -0400, Douglas F. Calvert wrote:
>  Has there ever been any effort to collect a ton of john.pot files? It
> seems like it would be a great way to reduce some of the computation
> that is needed to crack a password file. Has this ever been done?

I am not aware of a public effort like that.  I believe this is being
done in individual organizations and also in underground communities.

> Any interest in something like this?

Yes, but there are obvious and no-so-obvious difficulties in doing this.
How do you envision it done?

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