Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 13:43:47 +0200 From: Simon Marechal <simon@...quise.net> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Markov filter password generation A small clarification: When I write that it is more effective than "incremental" mode, it really means that it is more effective /during a certain amount of time/. This mode is more like a huge dictionary attack and will eventually end, while incremental mode never stops. Moreover, if you run it for 2 hours, then want to run it for 4 more hours, it will have the exact same effect as if you ran it for 4 hours first! It is neither designed to find easy passwords fast, contrary to the incremental mode. If your password is like "za", it will still find "machin" before! -- 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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