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Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:53:37 +0100
From: Martin Månsson <>
Subject: Fwd: Filter for partially known passwords.

I figured it out thanks to this post.


Begin forwarded message:

> From: Martin Månsson <>
> Subject: Filter for partially known passwords.
> Date: 23 januari 2012 10:15:24 CET
> To:
> Hi folks,
> I have created a simple filter function that adds a partially known password to word[] to use with any of the modes.
> Let's say the password is 6 characters and i happen to know that the first 2 chars are 'A' and 'B'. The filter will initialize
> word[0] = 'A'; 
> word[1] = 'B';
> Now i want to use this filter with, lets say, the incremental mode. Setting MinLen = 4 and MaxLen = 4.
> The question (might be a dumb one) how can i tell john to start processing the word from position word[2] and not word[0] ? Is there a pre-defined external variable for the position in the word ?
> Thanks,
> Martin

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