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Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:44:42 -0500
From: Rich Rumble <>
Subject: Re: NT vs NT2 explained (was: LM with empty strings =
 password longer than 15 chars?)

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:26 PM, john wittgeinstein <> wrote:
> You mentioned MD4, what is very interesting. When I secede the hash, and leave only Administrator:NT-hash, put it through ( $ john hash ) it recognizes it as raw MD5?
>  Why? When i put it in the form Admin:500:LM:NT::: it recognizes it as NT...
Jtr makes a guess at the hash type, PWdump format helps john assume
the LM format, but both LM and NT look like MD5 when not in the pwdump
Pwdump format is not typical, come to think of it, having a case
insentive hash next to a case sensitive one of the same password is
not typical.

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