Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:59:50 -0400 From: Rich Rumble <richrumble@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: how to use John to create more complex passwords On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:04 AM, Liyan Cao <lcao@...ollege.com> wrote: > Hi, Rich, > Thank you! > I got below error. I'm using "John the Ripper 1.8.0 (sources, tar.xz, 4.3 MB)". Any suggestions? > > $ ./john -w=mypasswd.lst -rules=single -stdout > Extra parameter for option: "-rules=single" > You will want to download and compile the latest version of John, the Jumbo version on Github https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/ If you know hot to use git too: git clone https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/ cd into the src directory and use ./configure && make clean && make There are also some premade and user contributed versions you may want to try that are more modern than 1.8.0, but none as updated as the GIT repo. http://openwall.info/wiki/john/custom-builds -rich > -----Original Message----- > From: Rich Rumble [mailto:richrumble@...il.com] > Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:38 AM > To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com > Subject: Re: [john-users] how to use John to create more complex passwords > > On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 9:22 PM, Liyan Cao <lcao@...ollege.com> wrote: >> Hi, >> I'd like to run John with a password list file to create another file with the passwords at least 8 alphanumeric characters. >> Can you give me a sample with the syntax? >> For example : >> Inside the password.lst, I have: >> Security >> I'd like the new password file to have the words generated from Security: >> Security123 >> Secur1ty >> SECURITY >> How do I do that? > > > the --stdout feature should work: > john -w=password.lst -rules=single -stdout The output from that command could be very large depending on how many lines you have in your password.lst file so if your redirecting that output to a file ( >output.txt) it could get quite large. > You can write your own rules (see RULES in the DOC folder) as well and then specify them instead of the built in rules like "single", "nt", "wordlist" etc.. > > If you have a password "policy" you want john to use, you can use the external filter or create your own external filter > > john -external=policy -w=password.lst -rules=single -stdout > > That default policy above is 1 upper, 1 lower and 1 digit, 8 or more in length. If you want specials to be included, the external filter in john.conf will have to be changed to include that. > > You can also use the mask mode to append to your wordlist john -stdout -w=password.lst -mask=?w?s?d?d -min-length=5 > > See MASK doc's for more examples. You can even apply the external filters to that command too :) This too will create a lot of data... > -rich
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