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Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 07:57:18 -0500
From: Rich Rumble <>
Subject: Re: pwgen

On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 5:03 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> Rich, Brad, Minga, all -
> I assume you were using all.chr supplied with JtR?
Yes, I used the latest windows build by Robert Harris with the default
.chr files

> I ran my pwgen.chr (generated from 1 million pwgen passwords) against
> your, which in turn was based on Brad's 1000 pwgen passwords
> (I trust you on this; I did not verify).  I got over 500 passwords (that
> is, over 50%) cracked in less than 2 days:
> This matches my own results pretty well.  So there's nothing special
> about my copy of pwgen and my system.  The attack also works against
> passwords pwgen'ed on Brad's system.
I suppose I'll generate pwgen chr set and let you know the results :)

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