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Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 15:27:56 -0700
From: Stephen John Smoogen <>
Subject: Re: New updated lanman.chr based on RockYou Data

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 10:27 AM, Minga Minga <> wrote:
> All,
> I decided to go ahead and make a replacement for lanman.chr based on the
> rockyou dataset.
> This can be used as:
> 1) A replacement for lanman.chr
> 2) An additional chr file to be used separately from the default lanman.chr
> To give you an idea how it was created, I performed the following commands:
> 1) Taking the rockyou list - and converting to upper case.
> 2) cut -b 1-7 rockyou.dic >> lanmanrockyou.dic
> 3) cut -b 8-14 rockyou.dic >> lanmanrockyou.dic
> 4) cut -b 15-21 rockyou.dic >> lanmanrockyou.dic
> 5) generated LANMAN hashes for all entries in lanmanrockyou.dic
> 6) cracked all the LANMAN hashes
> 7) generated a .chr file from the cracked hashes.

Cool. Thankyou for outlining the methodology there. Does it change the
.chr from say just generating the lanman.chr using the john.conf tool?
I usually use that to generate .chr versus going through a loop to
crack things.

Also have you figured out a good method to remove what looks like a
bad database dump in some parts of the rockyou or do you keep that in

Stephen J Smoogen.

Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
-- Robert Browning

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