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Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 21:41:13 +0530
From: Dhiru Kholia <>
Subject: Re: Cracking Mountain Lion hashes (WIP)

On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 9:33 PM, Dhiru Kholia <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 8:57 PM, magnum <> wrote:
>> As discussed earlier in this thread, it should ideally be more like this, and possibly more:
>> luser:(hash):505:20:J Random Luser,crackable4us:/Users/luser:/bin/bash:../../luser.plist
>> The former format would never be cracked at this speed, but the latter format would, immediately, by Single mode because "crackable4us" is the password hint given for this user (and a very good one, lol). Also, the full path of the input file is placed last, in a field that Single mode does NOT read.

✗ python2 ../run/ magnum.plist

You can use to
generate the full hash.

This hash doesn't get cracked by single mode. The password is
"overlord magnum" which is present in the GECOS field. I guess single
mode treats strings separated by a space as multiple passwords.


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