Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:27:32 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: GUI for dummy format Aleksey, all - It appears that a significant number of users who want a GUI intend to use JtR to test security of various plaintext passwords they can think of - e.g., just type some password in and have JtR try to crack it. Maybe your GUI could have some input box where one would be able to type plaintext passwords (one per line). The passwords would then be encoded as $dummy$hex and JtR would be run on them in the GUI. It may be tricky to fit this in the GUI such that it's immediately obvious that this functionality is available, yet without cluttering the main screen. Then, the same GUI could also be invoking pwqcheck from passwdqc. That way, one would see if their desired passwords would be accepted or denied by passwdqc, and then see how they get cracked or not. Maybe pwqgen could be invoked, too. What do you think? Is anyone aware of existing GUI apps with this kind of functionality? Alexander
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