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Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:37:48 -0800
From: Dan Tentler <>
Subject: Re: Cracking office documents

how do you get the hash out of the doc?

On 12/4/14 1:03 PM, hmm wrote:
> I believe I am speaking about cracking the hash not the actual doc.
>  On Dec 4, 2014 2:44 PM, "Dan Tentler" <> wrote:
>> What format do they appear to be in? Do you have to manually specify a
>> format?
>> On 12/4/14 12:38 PM, hmm wrote:
>>> I have has luck using the bleeding edge releases to crack office docs.
>>> On Dec 4, 2014 2:31 PM, "Dan Tentler" <> wrote:
>>>> Hey Guys!
>>>>  So some of you may have heard, attackers have been leaking gigs and
>>>> gigs of sony data. Bad guys will be bad, but the good guys are
>>>> dissecting every iota of these things for analysis purposes, creating
>>>> new dictionaries etc etc.
>>>> Some of these files are password protected. I don't recall if jtr does
>>>> cracking of office document formats - I tried handing one to the the git
>>>> version of john from maybe a week ago and it thinks the crypto is
>>>> 'whirlpool'.
>>>> Thoughts?
>>>> -Dan

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