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Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 21:47:53 +0100
From: Solar Designer <>
Cc: Lorenzo Torresin <>
Subject: Re: "No password hashes left to crack" message from ZIP hash

Hi Lorenzo,

On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 06:06:36PM +0100, Lorenzo Torresin wrote:
> I'm trying to open a very old (2008) zip file of mine, which I need the
> password for.
> I've then correctly "zip2john" on the archive, redirecting output on a text
> file.
> After that, I jun "john --format=zip-opencl file", but I receive the
> subject message, and I don't have any password that I can use.

This suggests that you had previously cracked the "hash" and now may
probably retrieve the corresponding plaintext password (again) with:

john --show file


P.S. CC'ing you since you don't appear to be subscribed.  Please keep
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