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Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 20:12:08 +0100
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: mschapv2-bitsliced conversion

On 02/14/2013 07:44 PM, magnum wrote:
> Note that your code is now named --format=mschapv2-naive and file is MSCHAPv2_bs_fmt_plug.c. The other (default) format now exploits a weakness so it doesn't use DES at all in the inner loop (massive speedup). But that format loads very slow so the BS format is better in some situations.

The BS version is also needed if you want to test extra long passwords,
since the new default format is limited to max. password length of 27
bytes or 64 bytes, depending on build target. (In most situations, this
limit shouldn't hurt. But the BS version supports the max. length of 125


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