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Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 09:36:55 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: PoC cracker for Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird passwords.

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 2:46 AM, magnum <> wrote:
> 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?

I will remove the self-test as it is not indicative of real performance at all.

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

Like I said, real speed (during actual cracking) will be totally
different. I get 33K c/s on one core of AMD X3 720 processor during
actual cracking.


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