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Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 10:01:44 +0100
From: Simon Marechal <>
Subject: Re: Creating Graphs from john.log

On 20/12/2012 05:34, Matt Weir wrote:
> 1) I'd really like to output the number of guesses have been generated
> when a password is cracked. Right now it outputs the time instead.
> While you can get a rough idea of the number of guesses based on the
> time, it creates a lot of difficulties when sharing/comparing data
> with other people. Aka if I have a crazy fast computer and someone
> else has an old 486, they might have a better ruleset but when I
> compare it to my dumbforce run I wouldn't know it. Number of guesses
> made is a platform agnostic measurement.

My first attempt (and what is shown in my mangling rules slides) was a
very raw approximation. As JtR logs rule changes, you can compute
passwords cracked / rule ...

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