Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 10:26:37 +1200 From: Russell Fulton <r.fulton@...kland.ac.nz> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: number of characters My understanding is that only the first 8 characters are used to construct the hash so there is no way to retrieve the rest. Russell Bob wrote: > I'm running some DES hashes, which, when decrypted > only show the first 8 characters of the password. I > understand that anything else after that is of no need > when logging in, but is there any way to find out what > they all are? > > For example, HIiu0vRPe5zNc becomes cheesehe -- is > there any way to find out the rest of the characters? > > > -- To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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