Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2012 22:28:57 -0500 From: kzug <kzug10@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: no experience but a question before I start > I can get in but the records are 256-bit encrypted. >> Most likely AES 256. It's going to be fun ... > I need to try to crack THAT second password but I > know kind of where to start (so I don't need "as much" of a dictionary > attack, if that makes sense) JtR can generate a dictionary based on rules. As you already know some of the password, it should make it easier. Please understand that "easier" is relative. Otherwise, I would seriously consider hypnosis: It can help remembering forgotten pwsd, as well as onepassword & al. Good luck On WednesdayNov 14, 2012, at 9:37 PM, ted smackers wrote: > I looked through the rules documentation for John. What is unclear to me > is--and as mentioned in the subject, I know nothing about this stuff--if I > am pretty sure I know part of the password, can the rules be made to > accommodate that? I know for instance that likely the e's are 3's and that > it starts with "c" and may contain a specific word as well > > I noticed there are tools listed for cracking email accounts etc. I am not > yet clear if John is even the right app for me. I have some cloud-based > records that are in a password-protected site. I can get in but the records > are 256-bit encrypted. I need to try to crack THAT second password but I > know kind of where to start (so I don't need "as much" of a dictionary > attack, if that makes sense). This is stuff related to my divorce, by the > way so it is quite important. I had too much wine when I last accessed them > and despite having a hint, which helps, I can't quote get there. Yes, I > know I am a dumbass. I have learned a lesson here. > > I would really appreciate any advice. I will continue to read about it and > see if I gain a better understanding. > > Thanks very much.
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