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Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2015 21:07:39 -0800
From: Royce Williams <>
Subject: Re: Anyone looked at the Ashley Madison data yet?

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 9:04 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 08:53:24PM -0800, Royce Williams wrote:
>> For very slow hashes, a "state table" -- of which words have been
>> tried against which hashes -- would be pretty useful.  A generic
>> framework for that would be neat.
> John keeps track of this while running in --single mode.  It's just not
> extended to other modes, and the information isn't saved to disk.

Hey, I didn't know that - cool.

> And
> no, I am not saying that building the generic framework you suggest on
> top of --single mode's code would be a good idea.  I am only saying that
> something similar is in there.

Fair enough.  I was sort of envisioning a smart wrapper, rather than
something within john itself.


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