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Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:18:56 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: Loopback and encoding enhancements

On 2014-03-29 22:36, magnum wrote:
> - You can now specify a "hashed encoding" so you can use UTF-8 wordlists
> for cracking eg. LM hashes.
> - You can even specify an "intermediate encoding" for the rules engine
> to use when both wordlists and output hashes are UTF-8. This has some
> performance penalty but might come very handy. If you use it when
> attacking a Unicode format (eg. NT) it will automatically pick the
> faster way of doing it (no extra conversion).

Late change: I renamed --hashed-encoding to --target-encoding because I 
think it's more intuitive.

BTW the new --intermediate-encoding option has the effect you can no 
longer just say -i for incremental mode. You need at least -inc. Any 
idea of a better name? It could be shorter too...


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