Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 09:10:23 -0400 From: Brad Tilley <brad@...ystems.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: rants Solar Designer wrote: > I am more willing to buy Minga's arguments in favor of us working on the > rulesets. There are clear shortcomings of the rulesets currently > included with JtR, there are specific improvements to be made, this will > actually result in more passwords getting cracked in realistic uses of > JtR, and all of this is do-able in a realistic amount of time. So this > should be a priority. Not what you describe. I agree with this assessment. The fastest, most parallel approach would be whipped silly by one CPU and a good (intelligent) rule set. I've learned this lesson the hard way. Combine those (lots of threads with lots of intelligent rules) and you have a clear winner, but if you could only have *one* of the two... smart rules are the clear winner. Brad
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