Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 12:01:40 -0700 From: Dan Tentler <dan@...nlabs.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Upcoming Password cracking contest at Defcon (shhh its a secret). Heh - more like 'time to get djohn working properly' :D -Dan On 6/1/10 9:53 AM, Minga Minga wrote: > All, > > This hasn't been announced yet - but I am running a password cracking contest > at the Defcon security conference this year. > > I will be giving out approx. 50,000 password hashes and the winner is the team > thats cracks the most/gets the most points in 48 hours. There will be a nice > prize ($$$) from my company for the winning team. > > I will post more information later about it later, but just wanted to > give you all > a heads up about it now. > > Ive created the password lists to both reward and punish brute forcers ;) > > I really want to see what other techniques people are using to crack passwords, > (GPU ? large clusters? smart rules? etc) and I want people to share > their techniques > with others. Im really curious what software people are going to use. > > So, time to plan your trip to Vegas. > > -Minga > KoreLogic >
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