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Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 20:41:05 +0000
From: JJ Gray <jj.gray@....qinetiq-tim.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Password Crack

On 22/11/2012 16:15, Anuj Sharma wrote:

> The file "mypassword.txt" contains the has value
> '5d41402abc4b2a76b9719d911017c592' (without the quotes). The plaintext of
> this is 'hello'.
> 
> Why is JTR taking such a long time to crack this password? Am I doing
> something wrong?

You need to specify the format in many cases as there are a variety of
hash formats that generate visually similar hash types. Assuming DVWA
I'm guessing it's MD5 then use that format:

C:\CLI Tools\John>cat test
user:5d41402abc4b2a76b9719d911017c592:::::

C:\CLI Tools\John>john.exe --format=raw-md5 test
Loaded 1 password hash (Raw MD5 [128/128 SSE2 intrinsics 12x])
hello            (user)
guesses: 1  time: 0:00:00:00 DONE (Thu Nov 22 20:36:50 2012)  c/s: 27548
 trying: money - hello



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