Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 09:54:42 +0100 From: Michael Behrisch <behrisch@...ormatik.hu-berlin.de> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Speed up John Am Dienstag, 15. November 2005 21:49 schrieb Solar Designer: > On Mon, Nov 14, 2005 at 11:48:33PM +0100, kraeh! wrote: > > If you really want to speed up john, you should use more than just one > > computer for it. > > JohnNet is a quite nice tool for this. and i don??t say things like this > > because i made it 8-) > > I had a look at this: > > http://www.kraeh.info/html/manual.html > > Basically, this suffers from the same problem that dJohn and most other > similar hacks do. Unlike John the Ripper itself, these programs or John > patches would not try candidate passwords in an optimal order. As a > result, John running on a single CPU for one day might crack more > real-world password hashes than dJohn or JohnNet running on 10 CPUs > would. I don't know anything about the way those tools generate their (packages of) candidate passwords, but if they use john --stdout to generate them, your objections would not apply, would they? Yours, Michael -- Michael Behrisch (Tel. +49 30 2093-3123) HU Berlin, Institut fuer Informatik, Arbeitsgruppe Algorithmen http://www.informatik.hu-berlin.de/~behrisch/ Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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