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Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 12:14:58 -0400
From: Rich Rumble <richrumble@...il.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: How to crack keepass2 passcode with .key file, and
 knowing part of password

On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 10:03 PM, RoundDuck Man <roundduckman2@...il.com> wrote:
> I am using the latest version. BTW, is there like a list of the parts like
> '?d,' so I can find the one for upper-case letters? Or is it the same like
> Hashcat's (?d with Hashcat is the same exact thing, lol)?

---> See the MASK file in the doc folder to see more examples. <---

> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 9:57 PM, Rich Rumble <richrumble@...il.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 11:07 PM, RoundDuck Man <roundduckman2@...il.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I don't know how to crack it like that, I don't want to take a millennia
>> > with the standard settings, so I'd like an example or help on how to do
>> > this. Is there a way to get John to know part of the password, and guess
>> on
>> > the remaining bits, because I know part of my password, just not all of
>> it.
>> There are several methods to do this,
>> mask mode
>> john passes.txt -mask=password?d?d
>> That will use the word "password" and add 00-99 to the end of the word
>> "password", do the opposite to add digits to the front "?d?dpassword"
>> See the MASK file in the doc's folder to see more examples.
>>
>> wordlist mode
>> john passes.txt -w=words.txt -rules=all
>> That will use every word listed in words.txt and run every rule john
>> has built-in.
>> See the RULES file in the doc's folder.
>>
>> known force (external) mode
>> john passes.txt -external=knownforce
>> Knownforce is found in john.conf and you'd have to configure it to the
>> part of the password you do know.
>> I believe this may be the slowest method, but can do the job.
>>
>> Most of the suggestions if not all of them, require the latest version
>> of John, found on GitHub.
>> -rich
>>

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