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Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 14:35:43 +0200
From: Frank Dittrich <>
Subject: Re: Finding words on which passwords are based

On 05/21/2012 03:27 PM, Simon Marechal wrote:
> On 21/05/2012 14:53, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 02:53:58AM +0400, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
>>>> Also it could be handy to have different prepared lists. I think it is like
>>>> prepared wordlists but more general. Probably we could rip wikipedia for such
>>>> lists with good quality.
>> Looking through packages for collaborative software found:
>> libwww-wikipedia-perl - perl module that provides an automated interface to Wikipedia
>> I think it could help for that task when/if we will do it.
> I believe it is a much better idea to work with their SQL dumps !

I'd also say, depending on what you want to achieve, you'd either use
SQL dumps (more likely in preparation for a contest or pen tests) or you
just google and create word lists manually (mainly for ad-hoc
requirements during a pen test or contest).


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