Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 20:31:55 -0600 From: RB <aoz.syn@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com, johndowling@....com Subject: Re: Retrieving yahoo password > I purchased John the Ripper in hops of retrieving an old yahoo > password. Is this possible? Although it is regrettable that you seem to have purchased a random product without prior validation that it actually provided the functionality you sought, there isn't much we (or JtR) can do for you. The only way you could use JtR to do this is if you somehow stored a copy of the password hash somewhere - given existing evidence, highly unlikely. John the Ripper is a tool designed to rapidly and intelligently test probable passwords against known, non-reversible password hashes, not recover passwords from arbitrary applications. -- To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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