Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:33:14 -0800 From: Jeff Keller <jakeller@...r.com> To: <john-users@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: Need assistance with encrypted Time Machine sparsebundle >>>> Someone need to implement the missing pieces for Sparsebundle support. I vaguely recall it has been discussed somewhere. I'm trying to scramble some brains but I can't promise anything. >>> Here's where I found it discussed: https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/issues/359  >> Yes, and this particular case is now https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/issues/511  > > Note that DMG brute-force is very slow so even with a working format you > are not guaranteed a successful crack. So use this time to establish > base words, possible patterns etc. that you might have used, if > applicable. If you know it's eg. a plain english word in lowercase, it > should be easy to crack. If it's a truly random 10 character password, > you are out of luck (unless it's digits only or something like that). > > The good news is that the file created with dmg2john will contain no > sensitive information afaik, so you could publish it here and hope for > volunteers to help with global warming. > > magnum You mean once I'm able to use dmg2john :) I know the password isn't just a random string of chars. I've got some seed words in my head that we can try once I get the hash. Jeff --- Jeff Keller Senior Writer, dpreview.com Links: ------  https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/issues/359  https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/issues/511
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