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Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2010 19:32:07 -0500
From: Minga Minga <mingakore@...il.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: KoreLogic Contest.. first set of stats/rules

John:

We are still recovering from DEFCON (just finished press conference
#1, onto #2 now)

We have released the first set of stats/information from the contest:

How the passwords were created:
http://contest.korelogic.com/how_passes_created.html

Here are the "answers":
http://contest.korelogic.com/plaintexts.html

Most relevant - how they were created.
http://contest.korelogic.com/rules.html
Those are the john the ripper rules used to CREATE the contest.

In the next few weeks, Id us, as a community, to try to improve these rules
and hopefully incorporate them into everyone's rules. The represent years
of password analysis of over 3 million passwords from environments
that enforce password complexity.

-Minga
KoreLogic

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