Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2017 10:11:11 -0700 From: John McNamara <johnnym1266@...il.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Kruptos encrypted file hash with John? My apologies, the name of the software is "Kruptos 2.0" It uses a Blowfish encryption algorithm. The old version I was using isn't available on their site anymore. However it was offered for free. I've uploaded it here https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzXrKLbbPqqLcGNfeXhsdmdBcEE/view?usp=sharing On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 12:37 AM, Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com> wrote: > On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 10:42:44AM -0700, John McNamara wrote: > > Jump to present day I found an old backup from 10 years ago that I > > personally had encrypted files with Kryptos (.enc files) and some other > > self-exacting EXE files I created with abi-coder. I cannot for the > > life of me remember the password, or combination of passwords I used, > > or what I put in the files and its become a personal project of mine > > to gain access and started with the .enc files as it seemed easier > > than an exe file. I'm not sure if its possible or if JtR is even the > > proper tool to use? > > Hi, > > Where can be the "Kryptos" software downloaded from? > > ABI-Coder is available at http://www.adamberent.com/ABICoder (the > author's homepage). > > > I downloaded the version of Krytpos I think that I used to create the > > .enc files and created another .enc file with a weak password > > (testtest or hello) to see if I could figure it out with an easy > > password to see if I was on the right track instead of waiting a long > > time working on the real file. > > > > I think this is kind of like running it on a zip file, but I'm assuming > the > > .enc file is a very different format. Just for the heck of it I tried > > zip2john on it, didn't work. Also tried running john on the .enc file > > directly, I don't think that worked because it thinks its a type > > whirlpool? Doesn't seem to find the password. > > > > I'm sorry if this is a stupid question, but I've gone through the > tutorials > > and some history of this email list and can't seem to find anything > > relating to working with other file types that someone hasn't directly > > written a tool to extract the hashes from? Perhaps JtR isn't used in > this > > capacity and I'm heading in the wrong direction. > > JtR is indeed the right tool for this job. > > However, JtR does not have support for brute-forcing Kryptos (Kruptos?) and > ABI-Coder encrypted files currently. > > Given the relative obscurity of these proprietary (?) file encryption > tools, it is quite likely that no one would volunteer to add such > support in JtR Jumbo anytime soon. > > Perhaps https://github.com/magnumripper/JohnTheRipper/issues/2553 > (Support for cracking Dekart DPD files) is relevant to this topic. > > Thanks, > Dhiru >
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