Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 15:22:55 -0600 From: "Joshua J. Drake" <jtr-users@...p.org> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Strange DES for me... On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 07:36:29PM +0000, Ruben Lara wrote: > > So, my doubt is, john can work with 4098 different salts? > How john work with them or why? > Am i totally confused? Ruben, john uses only the bottom 6 bits of each byte of the salt chars. The upper two bits of each byte are discarded. It works, and should be crackable. -- Joshua J. Drake Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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