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Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 22:16:20 +0100
From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: PoC cracker for Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird passwords.

On 03/22/2012 08:50 PM, magnum wrote:
> On 03/22/2012 04:21 PM, Dhiru Kholia wrote:
>> It contains an ugly hack to bypass format self-tests.
> 
> I haven't really looked at your code yet, but the easiest way to
> avoid self-test is to not provide any. (...) or does your hack
> somehow make it possible to benchmark speed, without having a real
> test vector?

Yeah it does, cool. I get around 65K c/s on my sluggish laptop.

For people wanting to test this format, it depends on Network Security
Services (NSS), on my dpkg system I just installed libnss3-dev and all
was fine.

magnum

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