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Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 17:05:35 +1300
From: "Al Grant" <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: Wordlist Mangling Rule

So if you want to use words of only 8 characters or less, would it be wiser
to truncate the dictionary before using it with JTR?



-----Original Message-----
From: Solar Designer [] 
Sent: Saturday, 13 November 2010 1:41 a.m.
Subject: Re: [john-users] Wordlist Mangling Rule

On Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 06:59:28PM +1300, Al Grant wrote:
> The rule was more designed around the assumption that most residential 
> AP's protected with WPA etc Probably have a 8 character or shorter 
> word, possibly beginning with a capital, and if not 8 digits then made 
> To come to 8 by adding the appropriate number of digits, probably 123 etc.

This makes some sense.



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