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Date: Sat, 05 May 2018 13:55:45 +0000
From: Royce Williams <>
Subject: Re: failed to break my own created password

On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 9:12 PM Eric Oyen <> wrote:

> Well, I tried with both Davegrohl and JTR using both a wordlist approach
> as well as a mask approach. At this point, I consider the password I
> created (by fat fingering it) to be qualified unbreakable without
> considerably greater resources than I have here.

If you suspect a typo, a variety of typos can also be simulated. Here's a
crude example of how to generate some rules for mis-key (rather than
transposition) typos:


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