Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 19:06:46 -0500 From: Ryan Echternacht <ryan.echternacht@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Making an incremental charset Thank you for your help. The policy came from a password set for a Network Security course. My professor assured us the policy was enforced. I had broken most of the passwords using wordlist mangling, but I was unable to break the last few, and wanted to try an incremental break. Thanks again, I will look into your suggestions. --ryan On Feb 10, 2009, at 12:35 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > ... Also, just where did this requirement come from? > Is it a password policy that you think was being enforced? If so, > experience tells me that the policy is unlikely to have been enforced at > all times and for all ways a password could have been set/changed. It'd > be wise for you to not encode that policy into JtR as well, but rather > to let JtR test other candidate passwords (the non-compliant ones) - > chances are that it'll find some. -- 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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