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Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2012 23:00:53 +0000
From: John Hall <>
To: "" <>
Subject: How does JTR know what kind of hash to try to crack?

Using JTR with jumbo patch to try to crack forgotten password to the Password Safe program

I believe the Password Safe program uses SHA-256 hash.

Question: How does john know to try SHA-256 hash codes instead of, say, MD5 hash codes or some other hash?

John H.

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